My Cart

Close

Gruen Precision Swiss Made SS Manual Wind Silver Dial 1950's Mens Watch....33mm

$598.00

The Gruen Watch Company is a famous American watchmaker, founded in 1894 in Cincinnati. It constructed the Timehill Building, featured in much of its early advertising. The company later opened a factory in Biel Switzerland. The Gruen philosophy was to adhere to... Read More

Product Detail

The Gruen Watch Company is a famous American watchmaker, founded in 1894 in Cincinnati. It constructed the Timehill Building, featured in much of its early advertising. The company later opened a factory in Biel Switzerland. The Gruen philosophy was to adhere to the spirit of the old guilds. Gruen made beautiful ladies and gent’s watches with very high quality movements, often using the same as those used by Rolex in the early part of the 20th century. In fact Gruen and Wilsdorf and Davis (the Rolex founders) were well known to each other. The company was successful for many years but got into difficulties in the 1950's. Along with a number of other watch companies, Gruen was broken up and sold off in pieces in 1958. The Time hill Building is now owned by Rolex. The Gruen name is still used today on quartz watches with Japanese and Swiss movements

I am a watch collector as well as a buyer and seller of new, pre-owned, antique, and vintage watches

I only sell genuine, authentic, watches in "Very Good" to "Pristine" condition

Condition Guide:
  • Pristine - Items in "like new" condition. Shows no signs of wear. Worn very little, if at all.
  • Mint - Items that have minimal wear. Worn only a few times. In "almost new" condition.
  • Excellent - Items show signs of wear. Light surface scratches and possibly a few small dents or dings. Average condition considering the age of the item.
  • Very Good - Items that have been worn regularly and have noticeable wear. Scratches, dents, and dings are more visible 

Vintage watch outlet is not a marketplace, we own every watch that we sell

Specifications:

Brand: Gruen 

Model: Precision

Year of Production: 1950's

Reference #: 101

Gender: Men or Women

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Case Diameter:  33mm, not counting the crown

Strap Material: Genuine Leather

Strap Specifications: Comes with a new aftermarket 18mm black strap which you could easily replace if you prefer a metal bracelet or different style or length strap

Dial Color: Silver

Dial Condition: Signed clean dial

Winding Mechanism:  Signed swiss made, 17 jewel, manual wind movement runs strong and accurate, service history unknown

Crystal: Clean acrylic crystal 

Bezel: Because the bezel does not cover much of the dial, and the dial is uncluttered with script, the watch plays larger on the wrist than 33mm

Box/Papers: No original box or papers

Overall Condition: mint condition ~ signed clean silver dial ~ signed manual wind movement runs strong and accurate ~ crown winds and sets smoothly ~ clean acrylic crystal ~ no damage ~ all of our watches have been tested and serviced if needed ~ stunning 

This is a vintage used watch. It has lived a life before you, so you should not expect it to be new and flawless. If you want a flawless new watch, please do not buy this.  If you want a piece of history in the form of a nice vintage piece, or possibly a dated inscription on the case back, then this may be right for you. Because most vintage watches being offered are between 30-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected 

As Always....."Buy the Seller".....is a Phrase That Applies To The Watch Industry Almost More Than Any Other. Our Business Values are "HonestyQualityand Service"

Buying a previously owned watch is like buying a previously owned car....it is all about condition, condition, condition

Water resistance is not guaranteed on vintage or pre-owned watches unless otherwise stated in the listing

Please note that all pictures are taken on the macro setting. This makes even the slightest imperfections, shadows during photography, and specks of dust appear much more prominent even though they are often not visible without magnification

A careful shopper who takes the time to study the photos, reads the entire description, and asks pertinent questions is our best customer

100% Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee

Our "NO QUIBBLE GUARANTEE" protects you. No hassles, guilt trips, silly questionnaires, and absolutely no BS! If you don't like any merchandise purchased from us for any reason return it in its original condition, undamaged, within 14 days for a full refund. NO QUESTIONS ASKED - YOU ARE THE FINAL JUDGE

**The movement, and the bracelet if applicable, has been security-marked to prevent fraud**

Disclaimer

We are not an authorized dealer of any of the watch brands we carry. All brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used for identification purposes only. This allows us to sell luxury items at discounted prices. We are not affiliated with any website that sells Fake or Replica items. All of our wristwatches are genuine and authentic.

SKU G91447-15
The Gruen Precision Swiss Made SS Manual Wind Silver Dial 1950's Mens Watch....33mm was built with people like you in mind. Something to keep you happy. Every. Single. Day.

Inventory Last Updated: Apr 14, 2024