Wittnauer Lightning Bolt Electro-Chron Electric SOLD

Price: SOLD

Style: Early Electric

Circa: 1960's

Case: Solid stainless steel screw back case with original crown and heavy lugs. Signed on the back Wittnauer Electro-Chron. 35mm diameter. 18mm Strap.

Dial: Original factory printed white dial with steel markers including the lightning bolt at 12:00. Signed Wittnauer, Electric, Swiss.

Movement: High quality early battery powered movement manufacture the Landeron of Switzerland. Caliber 4750. Signed Wittnauer Watch Co INC, Swiss 12 Jewels, Unadjusted. Recently serviced and in excellent working condition.

This rare and extremely cool early battery powered by Wittnauer is in great condition and ready to wear. You have to love the concept of behind those awesome lightening bolt hands. These early electrics still used the swinging balance system to regulate the time much like mechanical watch from years past. The dial on this watch is near perfect with only a small patch of very slight discoloration near 3:00, barely worth mentioning. A truly unique and stylish timepiece from a vital era in watchmaking history.

 

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