WWI German Pilot's award Union Horlogere gold plated silver&enamel pocket watch
WWI German Pilot's award Union Horlogere gold plated silver&enamel pocket watch. The watch is 52mm in diameter The watch rear case depicting the German Luftstreitkräfte emblem. The watch is in perfect working order. High grade lever chronometer movement-special swan neck precision micrometric regulator, gold pressed Chatons, screwed Chaton on balance(the ruby is mounted in a screwed gold settings), Breguet spiral, compensating balance wheel with gold weights, gold train. A must for every serious collector. The watch comes with CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY! Soon genuine calibres were designed, and manufactured by the. Of Duret & Colonnaz in Geneva. 1896: Registration of the image of a Straub calibre as trade mark. 1917: Due to political reasons near the end of WWI separation into the. Alpina Deutsche Uhrmacher-Genossenschaft GmbH (ADUG). A joint venture of both companies to coordinate production and distribution. Was involved in this oganization, but it is unknown to which extent.
A famous child of this cooperation was the. Made by the Rolex factory.
1946: The German branch was reorganized and restarted in Darmstadt as. Continued, and distributed the Straub watches. The kind of the cooperation of Straub with Alpina, and the beginning of Straub are fuzzy: Straub is known as member of UH, and definitely most movements of newer Alpina watches were made by Straub. But already the calibre shown in the trade mark from 1896 cf.
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The seller is "victors_watches_store" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Material: Gold Plated
- Escapement Type: Lever
- Brand: Union