Leonidas (Heuer) Triple Date Moonphase S.Steel

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Stunning all original Leonidas triple date moon-phase calendar with a incredibly sharp original factory printed dial, fancy solid stainless steel case and 4 quick set buttons for easy setting.  One of my personal favorite vintage triple-date-moon models, this watch features a near mint dial with just a light patina around the edge between 9 and 12 o'clock and a beautifully crafted case with fancy horn style lugs.  The bezel and lugs have a nice polished finish with lightly brushed sides and back.   The day and month apertures are in French meaning this was the European sold version, produced in the 1940's a few years before the Leonidas-Heuer partnership officially formed.   A beautiful styled, complicated wristwatch in a sturdy solid stainless steel case, perfect for daily wear.

Style:  Mid-Century Dress, Calendar

Circa: 1940's

Case: Solid stainless steel snap back case with fancy horn lugs and original crown.  4 buttons, 2 on each side of the case are use to quick set the day, date, month and moon phase features. Measures 35.5mm diameter excluding crown. 18mm strap.

Dial: Incredible near mint original factory printed two tone silvered dial with outer date ring and apertures for the day, month and moon phase.  Just a very light patina can be seen around the outer edge between 9 and 12 o'clock as well as a bit of color on a couple of the days and months on the sub dials. Overall stunning all original condition.  Signed Leonidas, Swiss.

Movement: Complicated triple date moon-phase manual wind movement signed Seventeen 17 Jewels, Swiss, unadjusted, Leonidas Watch Factory, caliber ETA 1100 (made especially for Leonidas).  Freshly serviced and in excellent working condition.