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If you desire a stylish, professional and high-class watch but aren’t prepared to spend a fortune on it, maybe you should think of the 8926OB Pro Diver by Invicta.
The men’s watch isn’t new in the scene.
It was launched back in 2011.
Nevertheless, it still gives the “Big Boys” a run for their money.
And in this Invicta 8926OB review, we’ll take a peek at the features that stand out most.
- Stainless steel case 40mm diameter x 14mm thick, Exhibition case back, Black dial, Luminous hands and hour markers
- Japanese 24 jewel automatic movement, NH35A Caliber, Assembled in Malaysia, watch weight: 155 grams
- Stainless steel band, 210mm L x 20mm W, Band is adjustable by adding/removing links, Fold over safety clasp
The Watch Case
Made from premium grade stainless steel, the 40mm case looks and also feels solid enough to endure daily use, bangs, abrasion, impact, and the elements too.
And being metal, it’s more likely to last a much longer time in comparison to other materials like resin or alloy. To give it the extra appeal, it features a lustrous silver finish, a brand name on the crown, and below the case’s lip as well as a tasteful Invicta logo cross.
The only issue you may have is its lightly heavier nature. Overall, the watch is about 1 pound.
The Watch Back
Like the case, the back also appears sturdy courtesy of the stainless steel construction.
This should provide better protection to the sensitive internal components from knocks, impact, and vibrations.
The large metal ring on the exhibition back is easily noticeable and so is the logo and branding that reminds you that you are wearing an Invicta. For the extra elegance, the timepiece features a yellow flywheel.
Being a dive watch, most users expect something smooth and user-friendly. Invicta doesn’t disappoint.
The dial is round to give it a professional look and is made of mineral crystal for longevity. The use of a black background makes seeing the silver colored details easier whereas the rounded cyclops date window magnifier blends well with the minute train on the watch’s edge.
For better views in the dark or at night, the watch has a decent luminosity and you also won’t miss the brand logo on the second’s hand.
Stainless Steel Bracelet
The stainless steel bracelet has a width of 20millimeters which should work okay with most men. It’s held together by a thin fold-over-clasp and adjusting the length or fit is done via the 4 micro-adjusting points.
When locked in place, chances of it coming loose are minimal owing to the solid engineering. Like the rest of the watch, the clasp and bracelets are highly polished for extra beauty.
This watch has the diver, snorkeler, or swimmer in mind. It should work to depths up to 200meters (660 feet) without any issues.
The waterproof sealing and screw-down crown inhibits entry of water inside the water and also prevents the dial from becoming misty/cloudy. And considering it’s made of stainless steel, chances of rust, fading, or corrosion is unlikely.
The details are visible in deep water or dark situations courtesy of the luminosity and silver hands/ digits on a black background.
You probably agree with me that this watch does look well-made, stylish, and professional. The stainless steel case, strap, and buckle should endure regular use.
It’s also stylish courtesy of the protected screw-down crown, stainless steel finish, and cyclops window. We also can’t deny that the 660ft (200m) water resistance, fold-over clasp, link bracelet, and durable nature are a plus.
However, you may find it a little bulky or heavy or fancy something analog or more mechanical. All said and done, this watch will certainly enhance your image and timekeeping skills.