|Price||€ 3,500 (= $ 4,529)|
|Movement/Caliber||Felsa 693 Bidynator|
|Case Diameter||33 mm|
|Date, Weekday, Month, Annual calendar|
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BWC - Buttes Watch Co
Perpetual Bidynator Datofix complete calendar Moon Phase
Perpetual - Calendar - Moonphase from 1952
Swiss Watches-tradition since 1924
The company Buttes Watch Co. in 1924 by Arthur is, to his place of birth Buttes in the canton of neuchã¢tel was founded. The Val de Travers, made famous by watchmakers in the 18. Century, is a picturesque valley in the Swiss Jura, near the French border. In the economic crisis of 1923, which also affected Switzerland, he founded his own existence as a watchmaker with courage.
The trademark BWC-Swiss was already from this date on, the overseas for Europe and the English speaking world and has since been used only registered trademark.
In the early days was the main production site in pocket watches all designs. The first markets in addition to Germany, England, Spain, Poland and Hungary. Later, the sales area on the main consuming countries of Europe to Greece and Turkey are extended. Overseas were the United States, Cuba and Canada the main markets.
In 1953, the son-in-law of Arthur, Mr Edwin Volkart, the company took over and promoted with great vigor.
Extreme rarity with the very rare and high-quality caliber Felsa 693
The caliber Felsa 693, also called, is the first automatic watch Bidynator-caliber with this watch is acting on both sides. A mechanical switch on the gear-based polarized in the direction of motion of the movement introduced the 1942 flywheel mass.
By means of a refined complement was founded in 1918 and in 1928 could the Ebauches SA known ébauche manufacturer in the Felsa AG, Lengnau (canton of Bern), the legal obstacles. Felsa caliber launched in 1942 when 692 (11 1/2 lines, height 5.8 mm) caused a switch on the gear-basis for the polarisation of the rotor movements. The wind was therefore in both directions of rotation of the flywheel mass.
A worthy addition to any high-quality collection and very interesting for lovers of exclusive timepieces with prestige and history.
In a beautiful collectable class condition
With 1 year warranty
This a unique watch with some historical significance and rarity - curiosities. This is a great example of how you can get an interesting watch with a great look for a comparatively small sum by buying Vintage.