ORIGINAL 1970's RETRO WATCH

IWC - SCHAFFHAUSEN ELECTRONIC

A very high grade watch and cutting edge technology of its time. Based around Bullova's Accutron system of using a tuning fork that is vibrated by electro magnets and the vibrations are used as a power source for the watch mechanical parts. The movement is a Mosaba ESA 9162 which is also used by IWC, Omega, Eternal, Tasso, Zenith, Certina, Baume and Rado as well as others. Circa 1969 to 1976. The IWC is one of the most sought after and the best name you can get with this movement.

Simply beautiful gents IWC dress watch that oozes class and quality. This model is in excellent condition and looks to have only been worn on a few occasions , very nearly new condition as you can see . Features an elegant blue dial with white hour batons, fabulous blue and white matching hands. Quick set date window is at 3. The dial is immaculate apart from a tiny imperfection near the " 2 " baton . The scratch free crystal is sapphire crystal or mineral glass and this is the only model that it was not plastic also the back cover is screw down unlike the normal snap on back. Features a very handsome cushion shaped case in stainless and is all original brushed finish . It comes on the original and extremely rare bracelet that allows this watch to fit up to nearly 7 3/4" wrist . It is all original condition and NOT refinished. Signed on the dial, movement, back cover and crown. Serviced recently and in perfect working order and holding time. Hear the classic Accutron hum when you put the watch to your ear and see the fantastic sweep action second hand. Seriously collectible.

Watch dimensions
Top case to bottom 42mm , side to side ( without crown ) 39mm , thickness ( crystal to back cover ) 10mm

Price 1390 + postage

 

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