ARSA [UNITAS], 17 Rubis. Swiss


£ 375.00

Stylish steel and pink gold ‘art-deco’ dress watch. circa 1930.

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Slim stainless-steel and 9ct gold case with snap-on back and bezel. UNITAS keyless nickel barred movement jewelled to the centre with pink gold train. Straight-line double-roller detached lever escapement, with steel club-tooth escape. Compensation balance, spiral balance-spring with fine adjustment regulator. Stylish silvered dial with applied pink gold batons and matching hands. 46 mm diameter, just 8.5 mm deep, including glass, 50 grams total weight.

UNITAS SA 'Manufactures de Montres, Auguste Reymond' Tramelan Dessus, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Founded in 1898, the firm won medals at the Brussels Exhibition in 910 and at Berne in 1914. The firm specialised in slim and ultra-slim watches and marketed their watches under various names, one being ARSA - see Pritchard.

Some minor marks of use, otherwise a most stylish, wearable and inexpensive watch in good original condition. Serviced and guaranteed.