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Wittnauer

Wittnauer Vintage Ivory Dial Manual Wind Pre-Owned Mens Watch....34mm

$478.00 USD

Founded by Swiss immigrant Albert Wittnauer in New York City, the Wittnauer Watch Co.  became a true watch company in 1880, when the brand was officially introduced. Albert, along with his brother Louis (and later Emile) imported complete watches or just mechanisms from its Geneva, Switzerland factory.

By the 20th century they were firmly established as providing watches, chronometers and military timing devices to the military, famed early explorers and the general public, and are on record for producing the first waterproof watch called the “All Proof” in 1918. Long associated with the Longines Watch Co. via a U.S. partnership the firm is now owned by Bulova, its onetime competitor.

 

 

I AM A WATCH COLLECTOR AS WELL AS A BUYER & SELLER OF QUALITY, NEW, PRE-OWNED, ANTIQUE, AND VINTAGE WATCHES.

 

THE FINEST AND MOST VARIED SELECTION OF VINTAGE, CLASSIC, AND COLLECTIBLE TIMEPIECES IN THE WORLD

 

 

PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE THIS ITEM IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THE DESCRIPTION IN FULL!

 

 

This fine timepiece is in "EXCELLENT" condition ...... I only sell fine authentic watches in excellent to minty condition.

 

PICTURES ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. SINCE CONDITION IS A MATTER OF OPINION, PLEASE CHECK PICTURES AND DRAW YOUR OWN CONCLUSION AS TO CONDITION. ALL PICTURES ARE OF THE ACTUAL ITEM.

 

You will be pleasantly surprised, and receive many compliments, when wearing your watch!

 

Any Imperfections In Photos Are Shadows During Photography.

 

 

Specifications

 

BRAND: Wittnauer 

 

COUNTRY OF MANUFACTURE: Switzerland 

 

MOVEMENT: Swiss manual wind 

 

CASE MATERIAL: Gold plated case ~ stainless steel caseback

 

CASE DIAMETER EXCLUDING CROWN: 34mm  

 

CRYSTAL: Scratch free crystal 

 

BAND / BRACELET: Black used crocodile grain style leather strap  

 

SPECIAL FEATURES: Date window at 3 

 

GENDER: Men or Women

 

CONDITION: "9-10" condition

excellent "9-10" condition ~ scratch free crystal ~ blemish free gorgeous ivory dial with diamond cut markers ~ movement runs strong & accurate ~ crown winds & sets smoothly ~ no gold wearing off anywhere ~ no damage ~ "stunning"

 

VINTAGE WATCHES ARE GENERATING MORE INTEREST OVER THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS SINCE COLLECTORS REALIZE AND APPRECIATE THEIR QUALITY. THE GOOD LOOKING VINTAGE ONES ARE BEING SNAPPED UP AND ADDED TO COLLECTIONS AND ARE BEING WORN. THESE VINTAGE WATCHES ARE A BARGAIN WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE COST OF PRODUCING A COMPARABLE WATCH WITH A HIGH GRADE MOVEMENT. THIS IS A VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF A VINTAGE SWISS WATCH WHICH WOULD MAKE AN INTERESTING EXAMPLE FOR ANY COLLECTION OR JUST BE FUN TO WEAR AS YOUR PERSONAL TIMEPIECE.

 

BECAUSE OLDER, VINTAGE, WRISTWATCHES WERE MADE SMALLER THAN WATCHES MADE TODAY, MEN OR WOMEN CAN WEAR THIS AND WOULD LOOK FABULOUS.

 

Vintage watches may gain or lose a small amount of time per day as they do not keep quartz accuracy. Also, because most vintage watches being offered are between 40-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected.

 

A Word About Mechanical Watches:  All mechanical watches, whether manual or automatic wind, will need periodic servicing simply due to the friction of its moving parts. Generally, I do not know the service history of pre-owned watches I sell unless I have had the watch serviced and noted in the listing. I time all watches for at least 24 hours prior to listing and 12 hours prior to shipment. If it doesn't maintain acceptable accuracy I don't list it or I won't ship it and the buyer will receive a refund.

 

Water resistance is not guaranteed on vintage or pre-owned wristwatches. Have seals and gaskets checked by a watchmaker before submerging in water, swimming, or showering.

 

IT IS MY HOPE THAT ALL OF MY ITEMS WILL GO TO PEOPLE WHO WILL ENJOY THEM. I WILL GLADLY ACCEPT A RETURN AND/OR TAKE CARE OF A PROBLEM IF I MAKE A GROSS ERROR IN THE DESCRIPTION. IF I HAVE MADE NO GROSS ERRORS, THE ITEM IS A FINAL SALE. THIS IS MERELY DUE TO THE ITEMS BEING ANTIQUES, VINTAGE, OR PRE-OWNED.

 

Disclaimer:

 

Vintage Watch Outlet is 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. Vintage Watch Outlet is not affiliated with any website that sells Fake or Replica items.

 

I am a member of the NAWCC, The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, which establishes the standards for ethical conduct for NAWCC member activities related to horology.
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