Frohes Neues Jahr - Happy New Year !

I`m starting this year with a watch from the "Deutsche Uhrenfabrik" - "DUFA".

I have the model "Freitaucher". Freitaucher is the German word for "Apnea Diving".

What I asked myself directly with this title - what is the world record of an apnea diver? It is at a depth of just under 130 metres.

Accordingly, this watch would definitely satisfy any apnea diver with a WR of 150m.

What is immediately noticeable when you hold the watch in your hand - it is "sandblasted".
Visually, it gives it an even nicer look and on hands, the bracelet and case feel much better than "normal stainless steel".
It feels "warm" and yet solid. I like it very much!

Inside the watch runs a Miyota 9 series automatic movement.
Miyota 24 Jewels Self-winding Automatic with Date

The watch has a nice clasp and also comes with an extra strap.
The dial is very clean - typical for Bauhaus style and yet not too empty.
The blue highlights - also the colour of the date - pop out beautifully and skilfully and give the dial that certain something.

Thanks to the Miyota movement, the watch is beautifully flat and wears very comfortably - with a height of 12.5 mm.
It can be worn under the cuff or perfectly plain with a shirt / polo.
The diameter is 41 mm. In combination with the height of  12.5 mm, this is a really very nice size.

But let`s have a look at the supposedly negative aspects.


The size of the hands.

I mean - they fit the watch, but perhaps it would be even better if they were marginally thicker. However, I also think that this could ruin the clean look of the Bauhaus Style.


And the lume of the watch.

The hands and the 12 o'clock marker have lume - this is also appropriate.
But it's questionable whether even more lume on the watch wouldn't be even cooler.

But this is also very subjective - I personally never need the lume on my watches. When do I look at my watch when it is really dark - when there is so little light that I can't see anything?
So this would never be a pro/con for me.

Apart from these two aspects, the watch is just beautiful and has a great design and is very comfortable on the arm.
I can recommend it !

What do you think of Bauhaus style divers ?

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I think its great. And i agree thicker hand would be awesome

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Prosit Neujahr!

Personally, I really love the Bauhaus style.  I've extended my love of the style beyond watches to places like my home, and my office.  In my view Bauhaus can be mixed eclectically with Deco and Mid Century Modern elements, to produce a very pleasant and uncluttered effect.

Now that I have ranted over Bauhaus; that watch is all business, and very Teutonic.  It looks like a well thought out design and is very distinctive.  I do think they should have gone for a higher depth rating of 200m, but then again why should they when hardly anybody will be diving with it.

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Great looking watch especially the sandblasted finish ,dial matches the case perfectly 

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Wow beautiful! sounds like a fairly good deal too. I didn’t know the brand so I looked at their catalogue and I quite like this Quartz GMT

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It has a Swiss Ronda movement and as far as I’m concerned the perfect dimensions for a dressy piece (38mm and 9mm in height). also 350€ is fine I guess 

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Very nice and clean looking! Glückwunsch  

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I bought my wife a #dufa a few years ago and she really likes it. The colours are beautiful and the clean Bauhaus-style is just great. 
What I especially like about your watch is the beautiful case 👌

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I received a Dufa mechaquartz from when I had a Watch Gang subscription... actually the only WG watch I still own... and I love this watch. Despite being a 42mm case, it hugs my 6.25" wrist perfectly.

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simonswatch

Wow beautiful! sounds like a fairly good deal too. I didn’t know the brand so I looked at their catalogue and I quite like this Quartz GMT

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It has a Swiss Ronda movement and as far as I’m concerned the perfect dimensions for a dressy piece (38mm and 9mm in height). also 350€ is fine I guess 

They have some sweet affordable clean dresswatches like this one. I like them a lot !!!

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MichaelBayer

I received a Dufa mechaquartz from when I had a Watch Gang subscription... actually the only WG watch I still own... and I love this watch. Despite being a 42mm case, it hugs my 6.25" wrist perfectly.

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This one looks super !!! Love the blue 

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Bjoern

I bought my wife a #dufa a few years ago and she really likes it. The colours are beautiful and the clean Bauhaus-style is just great. 
What I especially like about your watch is the beautiful case 👌

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Excellent piece :)

And yes - love that they are using Miyota ! This gives the opportunity to use slim cases

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romaker

Very nice and clean looking! Glückwunsch  

Danke :)) 

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Oldmanwatches

Great looking watch especially the sandblasted finish ,dial matches the case perfectly 

Totally agree here !!!

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SurferJohn

Prosit Neujahr!

Personally, I really love the Bauhaus style.  I've extended my love of the style beyond watches to places like my home, and my office.  In my view Bauhaus can be mixed eclectically with Deco and Mid Century Modern elements, to produce a very pleasant and uncluttered effect.

Now that I have ranted over Bauhaus; that watch is all business, and very Teutonic.  It looks like a well thought out design and is very distinctive.  I do think they should have gone for a higher depth rating of 200m, but then again why should they when hardly anybody will be diving with it.

Bauhaus in general is super - especially when it comes to interior design. I`m sure your home and office look excellent :)

I hear you - regarding the WR... more sounds always better ;D But when do we really use it ?!

All over 100m is super ! Then you can wear your watch easy for any occasion ( swimming, shower etc).

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MichaelBayer

I received a Dufa mechaquartz from when I had a Watch Gang subscription... actually the only WG watch I still own... and I love this watch. Despite being a 42mm case, it hugs my 6.25" wrist perfectly.

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It looks beautiful on all three staps👌