18 Karat Solid Gold
For many decades an
amalgamation of fine Swiss movement manufactures like Ebauches S. A.,
Ebauches de Bettlach, Fabrique Suisse and others have built untold
amounts of high quality & dependable movements for countless "Private
Labels" or "House Brands" of watches. Many of these famous amalgamation
contributors are the four finest chronograph manufacturers in the world Venus, Valjoux, Landeron & Fontainemelon.
These are built for some of
the most renowned watch brands in the world such as Longines, Movado,
Baume & Mercier, Heuer and countless other ultra high grade chronographs
that retail in the high four figures to medium five figures!!! Just because a particular
"Brand Name" or "Private Label" is not a household word, do not rule it
100% All Original
MINT Condition Original
All original, All high polished
case, sides, beveled bezel, & extended drop lugs. The 18 karat Gold
case back features a 2-tone finish with the flat portion still having
original soft satin sand marks and the outer case back being high
Classic watch is larger than average size for a 1940's watch and measures 37.65mm wide (not counting the stem &
crown or pushers) by 45.55mm lug to lug. The ONLY thing not
perfect on this outstanding watch is that it appears that possibly
sometime in the past 75 years a "teething baby" got a hold of this
watch and placed some tiny pinpoint imprints on the right lower lug.
We have MORE than taken that fact into consideration with our
This All Original ULTRA high grade movement is the same as used by Rolex, Girard Perragaux, Heuer
and many other High End watch companies That sell for $3,000-$16,000!!
This movement is the famous
Landeron caliber #187. This high grade
Quality Swiss made, Incabloc shock resistant, 3/4 nickel plate, 17 jewel, fully mechanical stem wind stem set
condition multicolor dial. 100% All Original, silvered Oyster
(Rolex style) enameled background, with
two independent silvered subsidiary register dials measuring elapsed
minutes and constant seconds. The outer tachometer features multicolor
(red, blue & black) enameling, the Devyth logo, 17 Rubis, Incabloc
and Swiss Made are all trimmed in black enamel. The bold Arabic & bar hour
markers raised Gold. The dial is in outstanding
This SUPER timepiece has maintained its original Domed &
shatter resistant Mylar crystal !!
We have just installed a
new high grade genuine Crocodile Hadley Roma strap.
CIRCA: Late 1940's
With famous watch
company names other
than Devyth on the dial, this same EXACT movement, and 18
Karat Gold case watch with a perfect multicolored enameled dial would be selling for $3500-$5800! This High Grade
Swiss Chronograph is a bargain at less than $1000!!
We just did an
Internet search for comparable Landeron movement watches in 18 Karat Gold
cases & found them well over $3,000!!!
$678. + S/H
Item # R4292-OMOF