New U-42 Chrono!!

March 29th, 2011

U-42 CHRONO 53 mm – Ref. 6475
U-42 CHRONO 47 mm – Ref. 6472

Now with Chronograph movements and in a new 47mm size, the U-42 Chrono is a fantastic addition to one of U Boats most popular models! We are already getting orders for this limited production watch- and with an estimated U.S.A. delivery of July- contact us to preorder today, so you can reserve one without a longer delay!


U-1942 and the U-42 are based on a watch developed by Italo Fontana’s grandfather for the Italian
Navy. At BASELWORLD 2010 Italo unveiled the U-42 watch inspiring awe amongst U-BOAT watch enthusiasts.
The limited edition U-42 was based on the U-1942 but scaled down to a 53 mm. One year after, same
place, Italo introduces the chrono version in same size 53 and in a bit smaller size 47 both in black dial and limited
edition of 999 pieces.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
- Back case, case, bezel in titanium.
- Charge axis, crown, stop crown lever, stop glass handles, bezel runners,
quarters pointers, 5 minutes pointers and strap pivots in steel AISI 316.
- Sapphire glass.
- Brass dial, black.
- Brass hands.
- Diameter 47 mm or 53 mm.
- Watch thickness 18.90 mm for diameter 47 ; 19.50 mm for diameter 53.
- Water-resistance and press-resistance 300 meters.
MOVEMENT
Automatic mechanical chronograph modified and personalized at
U-BOAT specifications for date display and stem position at 9 o’clock.
Frequency 28.800 vibrations per hour; 4 Hz. Power reserve 44 hours. 25
Jewels. Height 7mm.
FUNCTIONS
Hours, minutes, chronograph, counter small seconds at 3, counter 12 at
12, counter minutes at 6. Date window at 9 o’clock.
CASE
Back case fixed on case with 6 encapsulated hexagon screws. Watertight
on axis reset and assured charge by PTFE gasket. Bi-directional rotating
bezel lockable with a lever on the right side of the case. Fixing of revolving
bezel by 3 screws encapsulated in the back case; the bezel removal, for
maintenance and washing obtained by removing the three screws, does
not affect the watch watertight.
STRAP
Brown leather handcrafted, width 23/23, and fitted with a titanium tongue
buckle. For the 53mm version, strap with plate in titanium with tag for
personalization.

New U Boat Basel Watches

March 29th, 2011

Amazing new 51mm U Boat Golden Crown Arrow!


U-51 GOLD CROWN ARROW – Ref. 6566
A new version of acclaimed novelty, U-51 Rattrapante, but only seen from outside. Italo plays with colors using
small gold details over the colossal 51 mm in diameter black case, not to mention the impressive crown cap and
pushers. From the inside he changes mechanisms turning the watch into a Chrono for a limited edition of only
99 items in perfect U-BOAT style.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
MOVEMENT
Top Soigné with black screws, rhodium plated, automatic mechanical
chronograph personalized to U-BOAT specifications for date display and
stem to be positioned at 9 o’clock. Frequency 28.800 vibrations per hour,
4 Hz. Power reserve 44 hours. 25 jewels. Height 7 mm.
FUNCTIONS
Hours, minutes, chronograph, counter small seconds at 3, counter 12 at
12, counter 30 minutes at 6. Date window at 9 o’clock.
CASE
AISI 316 plus stainless steel, with subsequent treatment of coating IP
black, 51mm diameter. 59.60 mm diameter including external crownclutter.
The bezel and the back of the case are locked together by external
tubing and a customized key that ensures absolute water-proofing.
Thickness: 19.60 mm. The winding crown is secured by an oversized
protection device, positioned at 9 o’clock, fixed on the carrure.
External tubing and screws, protection device of the winding crown,
chrono pushers frame and serial number plate in yellow gold 18K 2N.
Total weight of the gold components is 36,60 g
CRYSTAL
Sapphire glass on the front and on the back case of the timepiece, both
thick and flat with a double compression gasket fitted.
WATER RESISTANCE
50 m, 5 ATM.
DIAL
Made of two superimposed dials, first layer made of gold 2N, golden
baton hands.
STRAP
Hand made and hand finished alligator black leather, square scale, buckle
with gold personalized tongue. Width 23/22 mm, hypoallergenic and
colour retain treatment, fasten to the

Reviews

March 25th, 2011

Please visit our Reviews Page http://demetrejewelers.com/?page_id=19 to read what some of our many satisified customers have written about our products and services on several different independant review sites.

Here are pictures of Arnold Schwarzenegger wearing a U Boat Classico, and Sylvester Stallone wearing a U Boat Flightdeck.

Wearing a U Boat Classico

Stallone wearing U Boat Flightdeck

Stallone and Schwarzenegger are credited with helping start the trend towards wearing larger size watches! They have both become fans of U Boat and Stallone recently wore one on David Letterman.

Loose Diamonds

March 20th, 2011

We are excited to have a new website and have just added the ability to search for loose diamonds on our website! If you live in Charleston be sure to stop by so we can show you our in stock options, or check out our loose diamonds page: http://demetrejewelers.com/?page_id=315

M.P. Demetre Jewelers is proud to announce the additon of U Boat watches to our Authorized watch brands.  Chosen as one of the very few Authorized dealer for U Boat watches in the whole Southeast, we are excited to present a watch both unique in look and size to our customers. Visit our Timepieces page to browse through the extensive line of U Boat watches and visit our store to try one on!

Also, click on the U Boat Watches blog page to see exciting new watches introduced at the Basel watch show!

Basel Watch Show is coming soon!

February 23rd, 2011

The Basel Watch show is coming soon! Located in Basel, Switzerland, and starting on March 21st,  this is the premiere watch show in the world where the major watch brands unveil their new models! We will be posting news and pictures of the new watches from our Authorized Watch Brands as soon as they are announced.  Check back here!