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Gruen Continental, USA, c.1945

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Basic Info

Code 665-85
Movement Manual winding
Bracelet material Crocodile skin
Year 1945
Condition 2 (fine)
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United States, New York
Price [SOLD]
Availability On request

Caliber

Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber 435
Number of jewels 17

Case

Case diameter 34.5 mm
Dial Silver
Dial numerals Arabic numerals

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Crocodile skin
Bracelet color Brown
Clasp Buckle

Others

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Description

Gruen Continental
USA, circa 1945
Manual movement, caliber 435, 17 jewels, No. 342263; hours, minutes, seconds
Silver dial with applied gold Baton hour-markers, constant seconds subdial; Gold Losange hands
10kt Gold Filled case, crown, and snap-on caseback
Gruen Brown alligator leather strap with Gruen pin buckle
Hallmarked on the caseback
Case No. C49545
Case Diameter: 34.5mm
Good age-related condition with minor traces of wear: case has minor scratches, bezel shows minor scratches; Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense
Please be advised that straps or bands made of materials derived from regulated species materials (including lizard, alligator, crocodile, et al) may not be sold with the watches and may be for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping.
Overhaul is recommended at the buyer’s expense. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.

Conditions may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches with water resistant cases may have been opened to inspect the movements; however no warranty is given that the watch(es) are currently water resistant. We do not warranty nor guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, including wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets, leather bands, and strap hardware, as repairs, restoration, and other subsequent work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.

Timepieces often contain extremely complex, fine, and rare mechanisms, as such, buyers should be aware that a general service, battery change, or further repair work, which is the sole responsibility of the buyer, may be necessary. No warranty of representation is made that any watch, clock, or timepiece is in working order and no catalog description of any lot should be interpreted as stating the aforementioned.

Condition reports are only for general guidance and may or will not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections. Please be advised that certificates are not available unless otherwise specifically stated. Prospective buyers acknowledge the aforementioned paragraphs and accept responsibility for investigating and inspecting to satisfy themselves of the lots in which they may be interested.


No guarantee on time keeping accuracy and duration.

AUCTION DATE: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016, 9 pm CET
Auction ADDRESS: 595 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Tel: +1-212-899-1774, Fax: +1-212-644-3797, Email: USsales@auctionata.com

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SHIPPING
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