C R O T O N (Nivada SA/Wüllimann, Schneider & Cie./Regalis Watch Co., Grenchen, SUISSE - A Q U A M A T I C (PROBABLY AAFES/FACTORY PROTOTYPE) - AQS 12.4056 - Men - CIRCA 1950 THE KOREAN OR 'FORGOTTEN WAR'

Description
C R O T O N (Nivada SA/Wüllimann, Schneider & Cie./Regalis Watch Co., Grenchen, SUISSE - A Q U A M A T I C (PROBABLY AAFES/FACTORY PROTOTYPE) - AQS 12.4056 - Men - CIRCA 1950 THE KOREAN OR 'FORGOTTEN WAR'
ETA landmark calibre 1256, the EtaRotor; ETA's first automatic rotor movement - Schmitz Frères Patent All Stainless Steel 'Clam-Shell' Case

◄N.B. Daylight photos can vary; workshop photos are taken under special light. Macro lens used; in enlarged photos you'll see things you wouldn't normally! I don't use enhancement software.►

ONE TIME ONLY RESERVE AUCTION. IF NOT SOLD, NOT RE-OFFERED

Case diameter: 33.54mms inc. crown 30.58mms without
Strap type/material: NOS NATO/G10 military webbing
Strap size: Wrist>>>25.00cms
Dial: Classic Croton Chalk White; 3, 6, 9 & 12 Breguet numerals, interspersed Arrowheads. Time-earned patina
Movement: ETA based 17 jewel sweep second automatic + Incabloc. Cleaned, oiled and regulated (100€). Keeps time (standard workshop photo)
Calibre: Renowned EtaRotor 1256; Google 'ETA 1256 ranfft' for more information

HISTORY & NOTES

An ultra rare virtually NOS Aquamatic with 'gold finished' movement. Almost Collectors' Quality. One of the best from my collection and not to be missed.

Examine the photos carefully; they form the majority of this rarely found Swiss vintage watch's description.

Your watch will be well wrapped (see my Feedback; bid with confidence!) and shipped via Colissimo Insured & Signed For.

Nota Bene: Watches are never guaranteed waterproof

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Lot details
Brand
C R O T O N (Nivada SA/Wüllimann, Schneider & Cie./Regalis Watch Co., Grenchen, SUISSE
Model
A Q U A M A T I C (PROBABLY AAFES/FACTORY PROTOTYPE)
Reference Number
AQS 12.4056
Gender
Men
Period
CIRCA 1950 THE KOREAN OR 'FORGOTTEN WAR'
Movement
ETA landmark calibre 1256, the EtaRotor; ETA's first automatic rotor movement
Case material
Schmitz Frères Patent All Stainless Steel 'Clam-Shell' Case
Type
Analogue wristwatch
Shipped Insured
Yes
Condition
Worn with little to no signs of use
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