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Gruen Autowind Lexington [message #18551] Mon, 14 August 2023 17:24 Go to next message
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Model name: Lexington
Type: Autowind
Period/date: 1953
Gender: Gents

Case Maker: Star Watch Case Company
Case Material: 10GF Bezel, Guildite back
Case Serial: D642893
Case Style no: 769

Caliber: 480SS 17 Jewels
Movement Maker: Gruen
Movement Serial: Unknown, not visible on movement

Bracelet: Leather

Other info: This model is identified from Mike & Shari Barnett's "Gruen The 1950's" Page 164. The 480 caliber was the first Gruen Auto-Wind caliber with a 360ยบ rotating rotator. There are 3 variants of the 480 and a rare 25 jewel version seldom found in the wild.




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Re: Gruen Autowind Lexington [message #18554 is a reply to message #18551] Tue, 15 August 2023 03:01 Go to previous message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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Here is an advert to go with your already ID'd watch.


Very nice!

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