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Veri-Thin "Sutton"

Wed, 15 May 2013 15:21

Model name : Sutton
Type : Veri-Thin
Period/date : 1940-1941
Gender : Male

Case Maker : Katz & Ogush
Case Material : 14k
Case Serial : 96157
Case Style no : na

Caliber : 405
Movement Maker : Gruen
Movement Serial: 901584

Bracelet : Original Gruen signed tan leather strap with Gruen signed buckle

Other info :
Re-dial by International Dial
Crystal same as case style no. 405/486

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1940's | 0 comments

Veri-Thin "import 252"

Wed, 15 May 2013 09:43

Model name : na
Type : Veri-Thin
Period/date : approx. 1949
Gender : Male

Case Maker : Swiss, possibly Gabus Frères
Case Material : Stainless steel
Case Serial : 11940B
Case Style no : na

Caliber : 420SS
Movement Maker : Gruen
Movement Serial: B918211

Bracelet : Leather, original Gruen signed with generic '40's steel buckle

Other info : Redial by International Dial.
Model corresponds to "import 252", Bruce Shawkey's book, page 193

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1940's | 3 comments

1947 Veri-Thin "Dart"

Mon, 13 May 2013 03:39

Model name :
Type :
Period/date :
Gender :

Case Maker : Gruen
Case Material : 10GF bezel, Guildite back
Case Serial : B235965
Case Style no : 527

Caliber : 421
Movement Maker : Gruen
Movement Serial: B161562

Bracelet : n/a

Other info : B&B MY2474-192 crystal

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1940's | 0 comments

1943 Veri-Thin Squire

Sun, 12 May 2013 16:11

Type : Veri-Thin
Period/date :1943ish
Gender : Mens

Case Maker : Gruen
Case Material :10k GF bezel, guildite back
Case Serial : 4164749
Case Style no :465

Caliber : 406
Movement Maker : Gruen
Movement Serial: 214119

Bracelet : Med brown leather, 16mm lugs, B&B MT2178 or PMT282-32 crystal.

Other info :re-dial but nicely done imho.

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1940's | 1 comment

Cartouche Clarendon

Sun, 12 May 2013 09:04

Model name : Clarendon
Type : Cartouche
Period/date : 1929-1933
Gender : Female

Case Maker : Wadsworth
Case Material : 14k gold filled reinforced with extra gold
Case Serial : 5465105
Case Style no : 92

Caliber : 153 (15 jewels, gruen guild)
Movement Maker : ?
Movement Serial: 13343335

Bracelet : Plated metal bracelet, not original

Other info : My first Gruen Watch!! In the gruen guild 1929 book called car 413.

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1920's | 1 comment

Curvex Duchess 1937 520

Sun, 12 May 2013 08:48

Model name : Duchess
Type : Curvex wristwatch
Period/date : 1937
Gender : Female

Case Maker : Wadsworth
Case Material : 14k gold filled
Case Serial : 3097862
Case Style no : 272

Caliber : 520 (17 jewels, precision)
Movement Maker : ?
Movement Serial: 349512

Bracelet : Plated metal cord

Other info :

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1930's | 0 comments

The VeriThin Dix

Sun, 12 May 2013 00:39

Model name : Dix
Type : VeriThin
Period/date : Approx 1941 to 1944
Gender : Mens

Case Maker : Swiss origin, maybe made by Gabus Freres
Case Material : Stainless
Case Serial: 27293
Case Style no : na

Caliber: 411
Movement Maker: Gruen
Movement Serial: 397122

Bracelet: Leather strap

Other info: Corresponds to Import 251 in Shawkey's book. Page193
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this is what the dial looked like on arrival:
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1940's | 12 comments

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