A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
300M Water Resistant ISO Certified Dive Watch
The Plongeur/UTC is hand-crafted with Standard Tapered Stainless Steel Bracelet.
Introduced with a limited build of just 300 units, our RISTOLA Plongeur/UTC is a professional diving watch with a modern refresh created for the sporting professional who is looking for an everyday UTC-capable watch but also wants the credentials of an ISO certified diver. The Plongeur/UTC gives the individual the option of light to heavy water activities for work and recreation, while still adhering to the great classic looks for the office and evenings at home or abroad.
We use a 43mm stainless steel case with automatic helium escape valve, COSC Certified Chronometre, ETA automatic 2893-2 movement, UTC (coordinated universal time) fourth hand, domed anti-reflective sapphire crystal, lume dial, ceramic bezel, anti-magnetique and anti-shock resistant properties, screw-in crown and ISO 6425 certification for 300m diving.
The RISTOLA Plongeur/UTC uses dual time zones along with chronometre reliability and accuracy to give the wearer calm in the worst of conditions. This watch was designed from the beginning to serve as an all-around premium performer. Whether you are traveling from New York to Geneva, are in the Baltic working in the oil and gas industry, diving along the Cote D’Azur or attending a classical concert in Vienna, the Plongeur/UTC serves all.
Shipping times may vary and are subject to the production schedule of ETA (Our movement supplier), and the COSC ( Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres) certification process and the ISO certification for dive watches.
Try our RISTOLA brand of watches and become your own celebrity. Reserve your chronometre-grade Plongeur/UTC today.
Risks and challenges
They have said that to be a great watch company you have to be around for a hundred years…… They also have said you need to have been to the highest mountain peaks and to the depths of the deepest oceans….. They also have said you need to have your watch worn by celebrities and sports stars.
Well, we beg to differ!
When we decided to create our own watch brand, we wanted to develop watches that adhere to the strictest in Swiss horological standards. That means precision tooling, perfect assembly and thorough testing. They also had to have functional simplicity, extreme reliability, durability, accuracy, COSC certification and serve a purpose.
Introducing the RISTOLA Professional Series of watches. They are completely designed, tooled, hand assembled and tested in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a city in the Neuchatel Canton of Switzerland, in the heart of the Swiss watch making industry.
RISTOLA watches were created for the discerning individual who saviors the highest in quality and craftsmanship from a Swiss watch. From the surgical grade stainless steel cases to the chronometre grade automatique movements, our Professional Series watches have been purpose-built to last a lifetime. Quality is paramount and we achieve this by adhering to the highest in Swiss watch making standards, as set by the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry FH.