Vulcain Centenary 1958 34MM Vintage Stainless ETA 2452 Silver Automatic Rare 50sVulcain
For auction is a 1958 Vulcain Centenary 34mm automatic ETA 2542 17 jewel stainless steel. Some interesting facts about Vulcain: it was founded in 1858 and the Centenary, sharing a name with Centenary watches from other brands, commemorates that milestone. Vulcain was founded by a Ditisheim an important Swiss family that also founded Solvil and Movado. This piece very much evokes the period from which it comes with a disco volante inspired case with short thin lugs and recessed crown. It also has classic high 50's dapuhine hands and applied raised chapter. Very attractive and classic mid-century with excellent quality and high value.
Ref #: R3627A
Diameter: 34 mm w/out crown, 35 mm w/crown, 36 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 17 mm at the lugs tapering to 17 mm (will take a 17 mm strap)
Height: 10 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 34 grams
Movement: Vulcain signed ETA 2542
Crystal: ACRYLIC original crystal with some light crazing
Strap/Bracelet: Vintage black fabric NATO style
Case: STAINLESS STEEL original high polish never polished case with signed Vulcain crown, screwdown caseback with all text intact and in very good shape
Dial: SILVER rhodium with an even speckled patina throughout, faceted dauphine hands, date at 3 o'clock
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): very nice original vintage condition working well
Box/Papers: Watch only
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