Continue Reading In the field of archeology, the term "absolute" is somewhat misleading.
This nifty little tool can do anything from calculating the tip needed on a restaurant bill, calculate fuel consumption rate or a multitude of other mathematical formulas.
Black text on silver add legibility but you’ll still need to be sharp sighted to take advantage of this tool.
There is no other electromechanical quartz movement like what’s inside the 41mm stainless steel case.
The Calibre S was announced in 2005 but it didn’t show up for public consumption until more than 2 years later.
Absolute dating is a method of determining the specific date of a paleontological or archaeological artifact or location based on a specific time scale or calendar.
Scientists base absolute dating on measurable physical or chemical changes or on written records of events.There are some who dismiss all things quartz as somehow less desirable to the Swiss tradition of purely mechanical spring driven mechanisms.Consider the Calibre S consists of 230 components (most quartz have around 40), it has 5 different bi-directional motors, each driving 4 gear sets which is far more than in a mechanical watch.Being more of a dedicated pilot watch the water resistant rating of this model is a more modest 3 atmospheres or about 100 feet.In fact the perfect condition full length stainless steel bracelet is called the “pilot bracelet”.They have a more sophisticated bracelet design that smoothly integrates to the case.