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Gruen Precision 510 James Bond 007 Sean Connery Vintage 1950's Mens Watch...33mm

Condition Pre-owned
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers

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Reviews: 39
This dealer is from Warren, United States of America.

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Basic Info

Listing code BFLNW5
Brand Gruen
Model Precision
Reference number Precision 510-299A
Movement Manual winding
Case material Yellow gold
Bracelet material Yellow gold
Year of production 1950 (Approximation)
Condition Very good (Worn with little to no signs of wear)
Scope of delivery
No original box, no original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United States of America, Michigan, Warren

Caliber

Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber N 510 R
Number of jewels 17

Case

Case material Yellow gold
Case diameter 33 mm
Water resistance Not water resistant
Bezel material Yellow gold
Crystal Plastic
Dial White

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Yellow gold
Bracelet color Gold
Lug width 17 mm

Others

Small seconds

Description

In its glory years from the 1920s through the 1940s, the Gruen Watch Company of USA & Switzerland was one of the leaders in wristwatch design and quality, even collaborating with Rolex (e.g., the Aegler movement duo-dial doctors watch) from its factories in Switzerland. Prior to WWII, Gruen was better known in the USA than Rolex, which at that time was concentrating on the British and Commonwealth countries (hence lots of early Rolexes coming out of Australia and the UK). Hans Wilsdorf and Gruen were friends and neighbors in Switzerland (their factories were just yards away), and even agreed to market their watches as Rolex Gruen in Europe, but the Great Depression prevented this.

Stunning and Minty Vintage Gruen Precision 510. This is part of the same line that has been made famous as the watch worn by Sean Connery in the casino scene of "Dr. NO" as James Bond 007 as well as in "From Russia with Love", "You Only Live Twice" and "Goldfinger". This wonderfully preserved piece is in spectacular condition given its age. It is functioning flawlessly and keeping excellent time. A very highly sought after watch. A superb collectors piece. This individual watch features the N 510 R movement (Inca-bloc balance for shock protection) with sub second hand.

Specifications:

Brand: Gruen

Model: Precision James Bond 007

Year of Production: 1950's

Reference #: Precision 510-299A

Gender: Men or Women

Case Diameter: 33mm, not counting crown

Crown: Winds and sets smoothly

Bracelet/Strap Material: Comes with a gold expansion band and a new black genuine leather strap

Strap Specifications: Both will fit a wrist up to 7.5"

Dial Color: White

Dial Condition: Clean original dial

Winding Mechanism: Original Swiss Made 17 Jewel manual wind movement runs strong and accurate

Crystal: Clean acrylic crystal

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

Box/Papers: Comes with, non-original, Gruen box, no papers ~ authenticity is guaranteed

Overall Condition: "minty" condition ~ signed clean dial ~ movement runs strong & accurate ~ crown winds and sets smoothly ~ clean acrylic crystal ~ all functions working properly ~ no damage ~ all of our watches have been tested and serviced if needed ~ "stunning"

Seller

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4.9 out of 5 stars  |  Reviews: 39

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