ProTrail Co-creation

WHAT IS THE NEW CIRCULA PROTRAIL? As a 3rd generation family business, Circula stands for high-quality mechanical watches with an independent design. In that line, the new field watch will be a unique and robust watch, combining modern as well as classic elements. As special features, it will be anti-magnetic up to 80,000 A/m [...]

DLC coating: Elegant, robust and environmentally friendly

Black watches look chic, but are usually very sensitive and prone to scratches. But since a watch is an everyday object, it should be as robust as possible so that its wearer can enjoy it for a long time. Watches can be made more resistant using various coating processes. An increasingly popular protective coating [...]

Watch bezel: functions and types simply explained

Bezels not only look chic on watches, but they also have very special functions. In the case of the diver's watch, the bezel used to be of vital importance! This article is about what a bezel is and what functions and special features the bezels of the different watch types have. What is the [...]

Supersport – Co-Creation

THANK YOU FOR OVER 4.500 VOTES IN THE CO-CREATION OF THE NEW CIRCULA SUPERSPORT WHAT IS THE NEW CIRCULA SUPERSPORT? As a 3rd generation family business, we stand for high-quality mechanical watches with an authentic retro design. In that line, the new SuperSport will be a Super-Compressor diving [...]

Sellita SW200-1: A top class Swiss movement

Just like the Japanese Miyota 9015, the Swiss Sellita SW200-1 is also a popular alternative for the now very rare ETA 2824-2 movement. ETA, a subsidiary of the Swatch Group, announced in 2003 in consultation with the Swiss Competition Commission WeKo that in future only its own Swatch Group brands and smaller manufacturers would [...]

Super-Compressor-Watch – Renaissance of an almost forgotten technology

A diver's watch that looks sporty, is waterproof up to 180 m and becomes better sealed the deeper you dive? That sounded utopian a good 70 years ago! But such watches actually existed back then. We are talking about so-called super-compressor watches, which were very popular from the 50s to 70s and are still [...]

Super-Compressor-Watch – Renaissance of an almost forgotten technology

A diver's watch that looks sporty, is waterproof up to 180 m and becomes better sealed the deeper you dive? That sounded utopian a good 70 years ago! But such watches actually existed back then. We are talking about so-called super-compressor watches, which were very popular from the 50s to 70s and are still [...]

Super-LumiNova®… and the watch glows!

Watches that glow in the dark are not only practical, they used to be e.g. a vital aid for divers. Even today, luminous hands and indices are still essential features of diving watches like the Circula AquaSport. In contrast to the radioactive and permanently luminous substances that were still used until a few years ago, nowadays [...]

ISO 6425 or DIN 8306: What must a diver’s watch be able to do?

Not every watch that looks like a diver's watch can really be used for diving. A watch that looks like a diver's watch but is only splash-proof should definitely stay above the surface of the water. Above all, it is important that the watch can withstand the water pressure of the desired diving depth. [...]

The hand-wound watch: perfect for watch lovers and purists

Hand-wound watches are becoming increasingly popular and - just like automatic watches - are a lifetime companion. This article deals with the special features and advantages of hand-wound watches, how to wind and set a hand-wound watch correctly and what causes there are if the watch stops. Advantages [...]

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