Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

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Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby kevco » February 16th 2018, 6:29am

This was hard for me to run down. Probably from around 1970.
Had my eye on it for several months and finally broke down and bought it.
Found this outstanding strap.
Movement..I think is a a Longines cal 507 date: quickset by repeated pushing of the the crown. Probably an A. Schild ebauche.
This thing is damned near mint.

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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby artman » February 16th 2018, 7:18am

Ultra cool find! Like that a lot.
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby relaxer7 » February 16th 2018, 7:37am

There's a certain je ne sais quoi about it - nice!
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby TemerityB » February 16th 2018, 8:08am

That's really great. It's sad what's become of Wittnauer, but in its prime there were a lot of a great pieces - and that's one of them.
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby conjurer » February 16th 2018, 8:35am

Very cool, Mr. Co! Absolutely first class!
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby Falstaff » February 16th 2018, 9:50am

Amen to all above comments - and it looks to be in fantastic condition!
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby MKTheVintageBloke » February 16th 2018, 12:12pm

Stunning!

kevco wrote:Movement..I think is a a Longines cal 507 date: quickset by repeated pushing of the the crown. Probably an A. Schild ebauche.

The Longines 507, like the entire 50X family, was designed by Record. No AS connection there, I believe.
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby bobbee » February 16th 2018, 1:17pm

Very nice, reminds me of one of the Bulova Golden Clippers from 1970.

http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1970-go ... ipper-7519
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby biglove » February 16th 2018, 3:59pm

That is a way cool watch. Looks great!
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby kevco » February 16th 2018, 6:40pm

MKTheVintageBloke wrote:Stunning!

kevco wrote:Movement..I think is a a Longines cal 507 date: quickset by repeated pushing of the the crown. Probably an A. Schild ebauche.

The Longines 507, like the entire 50X family, was designed by Record. No AS connection there, I believe.


Correct sir!
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby svaglic » February 16th 2018, 6:42pm

Man that is sooooo nice. You definitely found a winner. Wow, I am jealous, seriously. That's what it is all about.
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby Mark1 » February 17th 2018, 1:26am

I like that one, what is the case size? Congratulations.
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Re: Seemingly one-of-a-kind Wittnauer

Postby kevco » February 17th 2018, 8:10am

Mark1 wrote:I like that one, what is the case size? Congratulations.


40mm.
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