Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

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Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby koimaster » March 29th 2019, 10:29am

I picked this gem up last year from a German watch forum with a lot of help from Gerdson. Olof was a go-between myself and the buyer Ping Pong who I think was a member here many years ago. At any rate, after several hits and misses between seller sending the watch where it did not belong, Gerdson finally received it and sent it to me. Watch is 50 years now so the bezel has abuse marks and you can tell it had been worn a lot which makes it all the more fun to wear to me. This was not a watch box queen, it was a working watch, not some prissy worker watch but the everyman's watch.

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Specs -

• Circa 1968-1972 (serial number confirms 1969 when checked with Stowa)
• diameter 38mm
• height 12mm
• movement Durowe 7525/2 INT, 21.600b/h
• Non rotating bezel
• Mineral crystal


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Photo with original worn crown (plating worn off)

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Photo by mike stuffler at WUS of his original which hass a replacement crown


Watch looks good and fits well. A bit smaller than my more modern Stowa Seatime and Prodivers but I like the feel of this one a bit better.

Original Bracelet which I have found to have been used by several brands in the late 60s.

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Clasp is easy to use. Re-sizing was pretty simple even for an old guy like me.

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Caseback

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Movement - movement Durowe 7525/2 INT, 21.600b/h


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http://www.ranfft.de/cgi-bin/bidfun-db. ... owe_7525_2


At 12mm in height the watch is not overly bulky as many are today.

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What it looks like on the wrist -

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Final impressions of the watch..... if you can find one like this and Stowa appeals to you, buy one.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby conjurer » March 29th 2019, 10:32am

I saw this watch in real life, and even held it in my grubby, sweet-and-sour covered hands!

It gave me a throbbing boner.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby labman » March 29th 2019, 10:37am

Nice watch, I like the color transition on the dial.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby biglove » March 29th 2019, 11:32am

That’s sharp.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby svaglic » March 29th 2019, 12:13pm

That is so cool. The complete package of the watch and bracelet are cool.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby bobbee » March 29th 2019, 1:03pm

That bluebell blue of the dial is stunning.
I am jealous Alain, really jealous.

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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby gerdson » March 29th 2019, 1:22pm

The dial is a killer. Found it quite hard to let it go again, once it had arrived. I am really glad You like it, Alain!
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby BigCheez » March 29th 2019, 1:45pm

Very cool watch, Alain.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby Racer-X » March 29th 2019, 1:47pm

Unique look with the gradient dial and sloped bezel. Very cool.
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby Thunder1 » March 29th 2019, 3:40pm

Has a very 70's vibe to the dial..wear it in good health..
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby smellody » March 29th 2019, 8:21pm

Nice watch!
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Re: Vintage Stowa Seatime circa 1969

Postby artman » March 29th 2019, 11:56pm

That dial is beautiful. Very, very cool.
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