Rare 14K Fancy Lugged Gruen Curvex Man's Wristwatch
Swiss; Gruen; Man's; C. 1940's
STYLE: The length lug-to-lug is 42mm, width 22 mm without a crown.
CASE: The yellow 14K gold case No. 440-577, features a rectangular Curvex
shape, faceted-semi-covered lugs, carved bezel and a snap back.
BAND: The band is leather.
DIAL: This silver dial displays Arabic numerals and applied gold markers,
5-minute tracks, baton hands, and subsidiary seconds.
MOVT: This manual 17-jewel No. K26246 movement with lever escapement is
stem-set and is signed Gruen.
(The case is in very good condition)
(The dial is in perfect condition, very well reprinted)
(The movement is in very good condition)
(Rarity on a scale of #1 being very common to #10 being extremely rare)
True 14K heavy case Gruen Curvex-curved faceted case, curved faceted crystal,
curved movement, curved dial and faceted semi-covered lugs. Vintage 40's Curvex
is a thing of beauty. Scarce watch, due to the fancy case design!