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DOXA Ultraspeed Chronograph

Posted by Adrian Ainsworth on January 14, 2011 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

DOXA today have a great reputation with Dive Watches and an Orange DOXA is on the wish list of every watch lover with Diving DNA.

However, DOXA was perhaps first really known for the watches and movements they developed for the rapidly emerging automobile industry. DOXA’s founder – Georges Ducommun was such a car nut that he even had a gas station at his residence (The Ducommun residence is today’s Switzerland’s largest horological museum, where the gas pumps can still be seen)! This led to an 8-day movement to power the dashboard clocks of the legendary Bugatti.

In honor of the 120th anniversary of DOXA, they have  introduced a watch that embodies the spirit of their founder – the DOXA Ultraspeed! This is a limited edition of 150 total pieces.

Under the hood, the engine driving the Ultraspeed is the Valjoux 7750 with Power Reserve indicator. This exceptional engine is housed in a 44 mm solid stainless steel cockpit.

The Ultraspeed – with you to the finish line!

Limited Edition 150 pieces only    

Case Unique three piece solid stainless steel case construction 44 mm diameter excluding crown sapphire crystal (anti reflective) Sapphire display back    

Crystal Anti-reflective, scratch resistant


Movement High grade Swiss made self-winding mechanical Chronograph movement, Valjoux Caliber 7750 with Power Reserve indication    

Anti-Shock Incabloc shock protection    

Functions Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds; chronograph; date; power reserve display    

Strap Fine handmade genuine leather, 20 mm wide, signed stainless steel buckle    

Warranty 2 year limited warranty

The BeastWatch take on this beauty is that it is right up there with the Power Reserve we like such as the CWL C90 Becketts and the Chopard Mille Miglia XL GT Power Control

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