Zelos Abyss 3000m Bronze

Zelos Abyss 3000m side view

Zelos Abyss 3000m and its 7 mm thick sapphire crystal

Zelos Watches has finished the year on a high note. After successfully debuting with the bronze and steel Helmsman, followed by the minimalist Chroma, in December, Zelos has launched its third Kickstarter campaign with the Abyss 3000m Bronze.

With the Abyss, Zelos is proposing a badass version of the Helmsman, a bronze deep diver built to withstand the crushing pressure of water at 3000 m.

It is noteworthy that the Abyss has two crowns, a rare feature among deep divers. To ensure proper waterproof sealing at extreme pressures, each of the crowns has five gaskets, while a double O-ring system seals the hefty 4 mm thick stainless steel screw-down case back.

Zelos Abyss shining in the dark

Zelos Abyss shining in the dark thanks to BGW9 Super-LumiNova

The Abyss collection offers four dial colour choices, plus a fifth model with black dial and DLC coated bezel. The Abyss measures 43 mm in diameter and 51.5 mm in length from lug to lug. Given its deep diving specs, its 18 mm height is not surprising. Under the hood, you’ll find ticking the automatic Miyota 9015. Th

The Abyss collection is limited to 500 pieces.

The Zelos Abyss collection

The Zelos Abyss collection

As with its other projects, Zelos made a huge splash on Kickstarter the Abyss sells like wildfire, surpassing three times the pledge goal. There are still 22 days to go, but if you want to make sure to catch one of these deep-sea monsters before they are gone, head over to

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