A mint condition solid 14k gold mens, 1940's Swiss Matthey Tissot 17 jewelled mens wrist watch, with most unusual scroll style lugs to the case. The watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and keeping excellent time by my watch-maker. The watch with a stunning Mathey Tissot movement. The watch with a satin silver dial, and presentation box. This is guaranteed to be a genuine Swiss Tissot men's wrist watch, in excellent condition and comes with a leather covered presentation box as shown.
THE DIAL: 97% mint, the satin silver dial with arrow-head gold markers, signed Matthey Tissot to centre, and a tiny speck mark at 10.50 near edge of dial. Dial with gold dagger hands. Diameter is 28 mm. The crystal is also in excellent condition..
THE MOVEMENT: 100% mint, with polished nickel steel plates and finely engraved balance cock. A shiny blued steel Bosely regulator, and ruby endstone setting, blue steel screws. This has a Glucydur screw balance, Nivarox hairspring and is incabloc shock protected. The movement works at 21,600 BPH or beats per hour. With an uncut two arm gold and steel balance, with overcoiled hairspring. The movement fully signed, Mathey Tissot, on the plate and with 17 jewels and two adjustments. The gold winding crown in fine condition. The watch is a classic example of high grade Tissot engineering from the early 1940's..
THE CASE: 100%,the solid 14k gold two piece case measures an impressive 32 mm x 41 mm. The front cover is excellent and snaps on very tightly. The case with Mathey Tissot marks and full details. The case stamped with 14k gold, and Swiss hall marks. The watch weighs complete ca. 26 grams, with a very substantial solid 14k gold fully marked case; The watch comes with a new leather watch band and a leatherette presentation box to store the watch when not in use.