Certina and the VDST
The Association of German Sport Divers (Verband Deutscher Sporttaucher, VDST) was founded in 1954. With 100 diving schools and dive centres, 17 regional sport diving associations and a total of 83,701 members, it is among the largest and oldest non-profit sport diving associations in the world. Certina and the VDST are connected through their shared love of the underwater world, a long history in sport diving and the search for maximum reliability. These exact elements can also be found in the new DS PH500M Special Edition – a model to be launched in cooperation with the VDST.
All VDST members who purchase this watch can receive an exclusive set of additional straps: a black NATO strap with Klett closure of standard length and an extra-long version that fits easily over the sleeve of a drysuit. In order to receive the two complementary straps, members can send their filled-out DS PH500M Special Edition warranty card with their VDST member number directly to the VDST via mail or email.
For further information about VDST and its work, please visit www.vdst.de/ueber-uns/wichtig/ds-super-ph500m
The high-contrast orange-coloured dial was chosen at the explicit request of experienced divers, for optimal readability under water. The VDST logo appears on the case back of the watch.
The striking DS Super PH500M is sure to attract attention thanks to its retro style and orange dial. A number of functional features such as its magnetic field-resistant NivachronTM balance spring and water resistance of up to 500 m make this diver's watch the ideal companion on every journey – even underwater.