The Milus Archimedes, A Reissue of the 1970s Super Compressor

As the pattern for vintage-roused watches combines, brands keep on delving into their chronicles to discover motivation and inhale new life into past models. Milus, a brand with more than 100 years of history and as of late restored has some rich foundation in field watches and divers’ instruments. Following the Snow Star, the brand additionally reissues one of its most popular models, the 1970s Super Compressor dive watch, with the new and dispassionately cool Archimedes by Milus.

Historical Background

The name Archimedes normally alludes to the antiquated Greek mathematician, physicist and creator, Archimedes of Syracuse, regularly thought to be the best mathematician of ancient history and well known for the Archimedes’ rule (the powers applied on a body submerged in a fluid).

This name has been utilized by Milus to name dive watches since the 1960s, specifically, the 666, a reference to its water-opposition of up to 666 feet. During the 1970s, the Archimedes was furnished with the celebrated water-safe Super Compressor cases by Ervin Piquerez SA, with its remarkable spring-stacked fixing caseback. Ervin Piquerez’s most acclaimed cases had double crowns, one to wind the development and set the time (and date assuming any), the other to work the interior turning bezel. This interesting look was utilized across numerous brands, including Jaeger-LeCoultre, Longines, Hamilton or Bulova.

The current Recreation, the ArchimEdes by Milus

The current rebirth of the Milus Archimedes comes in a 316L hardened steel case, which is 41mm in measurement and that is appraised water-safe up to 300m or 30 ATM. The two crowns and the caseback are in a bad way to ensure the water-opposition. The case is pleasantly executed, with exchanging brushed surfaces and cleaned highlights. The case is topped by an exceptionally domed sapphire precious stone that supports the vintage allure of this watch. It has all the components of a genuine Super Compressor watch, including the twin crowns, with the one on top used to pivot the interior plunging bezel. It additionally makes a couple of concessions to advancement and wellbeing, as the Archimedes includes a careful helium get away from valve in the caseband at 9 o’clock.

The Archimedes by Milus is a watch that combines vintage components with more present day patterns, particularly on the dial side. It comes with a granulated surface and an inclination shading plan – more obscure on the edges. The watch comes in two renditions: dark with beige lists or blue with white lists. All the markings are executed in Super-LumiNova for exact timekeeping taking all things together conditions. These are matched with radiant “broad arrow” hour and moment hands and a candy seconds hand.

The Archimedes by Milus is fueled by the attempted and-tried programmed ETA 2892-A2 (top evaluation) with sign of the hours, minutes, seconds and date. Running at 28,800 vibrations each hour, its force save is of 42 hours when completely wound.

The watch is matched with an earthy colored upset calfskin lash (for the dark release) or a blue material tie (for the blue version), got by a steel pin clasp. On the wrist, the Archimedes by Milus has some presence because of the enormous opening of the dial and the practically non-existent bezel, yet it wears comfortably on account of ergonomic lugs.

Price and Availability

The Archimedes by Milus offers a first rate take of the Super Compressor dive watch. In the event that you are prepared for its 1960s/1970s vibes, the watch retails for CHF 1,919.

Last however not least, as referenced in our new article about the Snow Star , Milus is at present running a dispatch offer. You can get a 20% rebate utilizing the code “Milus20” when purchasing on the web on the brand’s site – code substantial on the entirety of the brand’s watches until 31 March 2020 or more Milus will settle for charges, obligations and shipment.

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