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Monochrome Monday: Return of the Rolex Sea-Dweller at Baselworld 2014: Along with our colleagues from WatchTim...

Monochrome Monday: Return of the Rolex Sea-Dweller at Baselworld 2014: Along with our colleagues from WatchTim...

The Rolex Sea-Dweller was introduced in 1967 and was originally designed for professional deep-sea diving. It already featured a helium escape valve – something that Rolex patented in 1967 – which is a useful item for professional divers, who have to stay in diving bells for a period of time. At the depths where diving bells are used, divers do not breathe the same air that we breathe on the surface, as that would be dangerous (some gasses expand in such way that they would damage our body when ascending). That’s why professional divers use a gas-mix that also includes helium. Unfortunately helium can enter a dive watch (when the pressure is very high, like in great depths), and when the diver ascends the helium molecules expand faster than they can escape from the watch’s insides. The resulting pressure from the inside might ultimately pop the watch’s crystal out — someth...

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