Maker: Croton Nivada Grenchen
Case: Stainless steel case with scarce, fancy lugs. Case is in original condition and may have never been polished.
Screw down outer ring holds the caseback and alarm post in place. Caseback signed Croton Alert Nivada Grenchen, Waterproof, Stainless Steel, Incabloc. 52 25725.
Crown: Twin, unsigned crowns, believed to be original. The top crown sets the alarm mechanism and winds the alarm mainspring, cleverly separated from the time-keeping mainspring, which is wound and set using the bottom crown.
Dial: Original, factory finished dial is a real beauty with aged luminous hour indicators at 3, 6, 9, and 12. Signed “Swiss” at 6 O’Clock.
Crystal: Acrylic crystal recently replaced
Movement: Manual winding A. Schild 1475 badged for Nivada Grenchen. 17 Jewels with Incabloc shock protection.
My master watchmaker has performed a full inspection and servicing on this watch. The watch was completely disassembled, the appropriate parts were cleaned in the ultrasonic and then oiled using the finest quality Swiss Moebius oils. The mainspring was replaced. It was regulated and is keeping good time.
This piece is no longer water resistant, please take care to keep it dry.
Dimensions: 42mm x 33 mm without crown; 34mm with crown. 18mm strap.
Band: Pictured on a period appropriate new old stock pigskin strap.
Shipping: Domestic shipping via Fedex 2nd day air, fully insured. International orders, will ship via Fedex International. Please select these options at checkout.