1941 Gruen Curvex

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1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby kevco » February 14th 2017, 9:12am

My notes:

Gruen-Curvex "TROOPER"-1941. Caliber-Style number 440 450. (440) The 440 is the high end Curvex movement. 10k rose gold filed Wadsworth case. Case serial number is G224519 Bracelet is also 10k rose gold filled. Inscription on back of case "TM Van Pelt" Very,very nice.



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Re: 1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby bobbee » February 14th 2017, 11:33am

Very nice watch.
Do you know which model it is?
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Re: 1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby koimaster » February 14th 2017, 11:36am

Lovely watch. I can imagine it on the wrist of a lucky person many years ago and the stories it could tell.
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Re: 1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby kevco » February 14th 2017, 12:42pm

bobbee wrote:Very nice watch.
Do you know which model it is?



Gruen-Curvex "TROOPER"-1941. Caliber 440 (MOVEMENT) 450 (STYLE)


http://www.gruenwristwatches.com/resour ... hnique.pdf
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Re: 1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby kevco » February 14th 2017, 12:45pm

koimaster wrote:Lovely watch. I can imagine it on the wrist of a lucky person many years ago and the stories it could tell.



That's always where my mind goes on these pieces. Just what and who was "TM Van Pelt"? (the inscription on the back).
The bracelet is almost as impressive as the watch.
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Re: 1941 Gruen Curvex

Postby bobbee » February 14th 2017, 1:08pm

kevco wrote:
bobbee wrote:Very nice watch.
Do you know which model it is?



Gruen-Curvex "TROOPER"-1941. Caliber 440 (MOVEMENT) 450 (STYLE)


http://www.gruenwristwatches.com/resour ... hnique.pdf



Thanks, forgot about Bazzab and Mike's resource.
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