ETERNA-MATIC 1950's Cal 1248 UC BALL BEARING ROTOR 33MM PATINA AUTOMATIC STEELEterna-Matic
1st Mens Ball Bearing Rotor Watch
For auction is a rare early 1950's (50-54 period) Eterna-Matic caliber 1248 UC 33mm horn lug stainless steel. This was the first Eterna mens watch which was fitted with its brand new shock protected ball bearing rotor automatic caliber. This unassuming watch was housing technology which would have a permanent imprint on the wristwatch world. A high grade, handome real sleeper of a watch it offers more than quiet sturdiness and good looks: a cool history.
Diameter: 33 mm w/out crown, 35 mm w/crown, 41 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 17 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 17 mm strap)
Height: 11 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 38 grams
Movement: Eterna caliber 1248 UC automatic
Case: STAINLESS STEEL with horn lugs, Eterna signed crown, screwdown caseback
Dial: OPALINE with patina, radium markers and filled hands, arrowhead hour markers
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): very nice original never polished vintage condition, working well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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