MARVIN 1950s DIVER AUTOMATIC VERY RARE CONVEX RED BEZEL STAINLESS STEEL 39MMMarvin
For auction is a watch that rarely comes up for sale in any condition. It’s a Marvin Superocean Ocean Chief diver. Right now, people are very interested in these 39mm bombe lug divers from the late 50’s and the Marvin version is the rarest and arguably the coolest of the three. This watch has some use, but it is all-original, down to the crystal and curved-end tropic strap. The magenta color of the bezel is a sight to behold, as is the gorgeous black dial with chunky radium markers, applied Marvin crown logo and original wide triangle hands. The crystal is original, with it’s inner cyclops magnifier, but it has some cracking. We preserved this watch as a time capsule that it is. If you want a rare diver from the first generation of underwater watches, here is your chance.
Diameter: 39 mm w/out crown, 41 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 19 mm at the lugs tapering to 15 mm (will take a 19 mm strap)
Height: 12 mm
Power-reserve: 38 hours
Water Resistance: 100 meters
Gram Weight: 57 grams
Strap/Bracelet: Original tropic strap
Case: The 39mm STAINLESS STEEL case is in excellent unpolished condition, with beautifully-designed and very sharp bombe lugs. The dished magenta aluminum-insert bezel has some slight aging, but this does not detract from the watch. The screw-in case back has the signature Marvin starfish logo
Dial: The dished matte black dial on this watch is gorgeous. It features wedge-shaped chunky markers at 12, 6 and 9, as well as a wedge shaped date aperture at 3:00. Dial condition is excellent. The Wide triangle hands are unique to this watch and have original aged radium lime.
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10 condition): very nice original condition with some bezel wear but overall very good, running well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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