Gruen Autowind 1500 Feet 43mm 1970s Vintage Automatic Orange Dial Cal 731CA AutoGruen
For auction is a 1960's Gruen Precision Autowind 1500 feet 43mm caliber 731CA Orange dial automatic vintage diver. A fairly under-appreciated and high grade watch the prices of Gruen 1500 feet divers has always been head scratchingly low as compared to what is on offer: a tremendous amount of water resistance, a large and good looking high quality case, good movement, acrylic bezel and color. With another name on the dial it would easily be double. A very cool and not very expensive oversized vintage diver.
Diameter: 43 mm w/out crown, 46 mm w/crown, 47 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 19 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 19 mm strap)
Height: 15 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: 1500 feet
Gram Weight: 109 grams
Movement: Gruen automatic caliber 731 CA 17 jewels
Crystal: Mineral, original but showing years of wear in many scuffs and marks
Strap/Bracelet: Vintage tropic strap
Case: Stainless steel tonneau barrel case with sunburst brush finish on the bezel, large screw down crown, XL heavy duty screw down caseback
Dial: Orange with baton hands and markers, date at 3 o'clock, aged tritium lume beneath applied baton markers
Condition: 82% (8.2 of 10): case is nice, crown original, dial excellent, only the mineral crystal showing heavy wear, working correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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