Movado Chronométre Automatic 28 Jewels

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A genuine chronometer grade 1950's vintage timepiece by the highly regarded house of Movado, this rare example features a pristine caliber 436 automatic movement adjusted to temperature and 5 positions housed in a sharp stainless steel waterproof case with thick solid 14k gold cap.   This timepiece is in 100% original factory condition with very little signs of use and a beautifully patinaed cross-hair design dial.  Even the original crown is near mint and features the Movado hand logo embossed on its domed profile.  A superb quality wristwatch and of the more durable vintage timepieces on our site, perfect for everyday wear.

Style: Mid-Century Dress, Sport

Circa: 1950's

Case: Heavy solid stainless steel 2-piece screw back "waterproof" case with thick solid 14k gold cap.  Measures 32mm in diameter excluding the original signed (logo) crown.  Stamped inside the back FB (Francois Borgel) Vacuum, Movado Factories Switzerland, Stainless Steel Inal, Fab Suisse with model reference number 11182.  Superb "sharp" condition with virtually no signs of polishing or wear.  No longer guaranteed to be waterproof.

Dial:  Original factory printed dial with crosshair design, signed Chronometre Movado, Automatic, 28 Jewels, Switzerland.  Nice even patina actually looks much lighter then shown in daylight, and gives this watch a great vintage look on the wrist.

Movement: Chronometer grade Movado caliber 436 automatic movement signed Movado Factories, 28 Jewels, 1171, Adjusted to Temperature and 5 positions.  Pristine, bright cosmetic condition with beautiful blue hairspring, split balance and mirror finish on the automatic rotor.  Recently service by our watchmaker and in excellent working condition, keeping great time.