BERTHOUD DE LUXE 23 POLEROUTER 35MM 1960s ETA 2472 GREY CROSSHAIR DIAL VERY RAREBerthoud
De Luxe (Polerouter)
For auction is an incredibly rare 1960's Berthoud De Luxe 23 automatic 'Polerouter' 35mm with extra long (45mm) twisted lugs and a grey cross hair dial. Would a Polerouter by another name still be as sweet? Yes, the answer is yes. This rare bird from the UG owned Berthoud brand shares much DNA with the iconic Polerouter but happens to be its own very beautiful watch. An exceptional work of design, construction and quality it is watches like this that is a refresher on the intrinsic goodness of vintage watches. It also exudes a wrist presence and command far greater than its 35mm proportions might indicate.
Diameter: 35 mm w/out crown, 37 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 18 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 11 mm
Power-reserve: 38 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 38 grams
Movement: Berthoud signed ETA 2472 automatic
Strap/Bracelet: Fabric pull through
Case: STAINLESS STEEL appearing to be never polished, fixed domed bezel, long twisted lugs, screw down caseback
Dial: RHODIUM GREY with raised applied silver ridged chapter with faceted pyramidal applied markers, syringe hands, date at 3 o'clock, cross hair motif
Condition: 85% (8.5 of 10): very good original condition, case and dial both very good, working well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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