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Lot 26: Benrus, Gold-Plated Day-Date Tail-Coat Watch, Germany, c. 1960
by Auctionata Paddle8 AG
21 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Benrus Watch Company, day-date tail-coat watch with chain
USA, around 1960
Crown wound movement, 17 jewels; hour, minute, second, date
Silver colored dial, black hands, Roman Indices
Watch case and chain of gold-plated brass, base of metal
Case diameter: 45 mm; Height: 9 mm
Length of chain: approx. 34 cm
Overall weight: 79 g
Fully functional, good condition with minor of wear, casing cover loose
This tail-coat watch by the Benrus Watch Company was made in the USA around 1960. The watch is fitted with a crown wound movement as well as 17 jewels and displays hour, minute, second and date. The silver colored dial shows black hands and Roman indices. Watch case and chain are made of gold-plated brass, while the base is of metal.
The diameter of the watch is 45 mm. It measures 9 mm in height. The watch weighs 79 grams. The length of the chain measures approx. 34 cm. The timepiece is in a good condition with traces of wear. The casing cover is loose. During in-house testing, the watch was fully functional. 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.
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