Roxy Doudial Nurses Watch Large Seconds SOLD

Price: SOLD

Style: Art Deco

Circa: 1930's

Case: Slick baguette style solid stainless steel case with engraved details. Measures 27mm x 13mm.  Supplied on a vintage black bootlace strap.

Dial: Original factory printed dial with off center time and large separate seconds below.  Classic "duodial" design. Signed Roxy, Swiss.

Movement: Long form movement signed Roxy Watch Co. Swiss, Seven Jewels, unadjusted. Recently serviced and in excellent working condition.

A lovely baguette style art deco watch designed specifically for doctors and nurses in the early part of the 20th century.  The seconds hand (which most ladies watches of the time did not have at all) is placed in the lower half of the dial and enlarged for easy reading while taking the pulse of a patient.  A rare and collectible watch with a lovely deco look.

 

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