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Veri-Thin Huntsman [message #6710] Sat, 16 April 2016 17:42 Go to next message
Gary
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Model name : Huntsman
Type : Veri-Thin
Period/date : 1941
Gender : Mens

Case Maker : Star Watch Case Co.
Case Material : 10K GF Bezel - Guildite Back
Case Serial : 921468
Case Style no : 490

Caliber : 435
Movement Maker : Gruen Watch Co.
Movement Serial: 380421

Bracelet : Leather

Other info : Serviced April 2016. Model name identified from Mike B's book "Gruen The 1940's - A Decade of Watches from the Daily News" Page 99
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Re: Veri-Thin Huntsman [message #6711 is a reply to message #6710] Sat, 16 April 2016 18:43 Go to previous messageGo to next message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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Very nice! The case is in outstanding shape too; no discernible wear in the goldfill. That is quite uncommon on this style watch.

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Re: Veri-Thin Huntsman [message #6712 is a reply to message #6711] Sun, 17 April 2016 04:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
afire is currently offline  afire
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Love it. Easily one of Gruen's most unconventional designs of the time. I can't really think of any other watch company trying this ribbon lug look.
Re: Veri-Thin Huntsman [message #6718 is a reply to message #6712] Sun, 17 April 2016 23:08 Go to previous message
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Nice one! I've always liked that model.

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