Arctos Elite steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1950
A stainless steel curved rectangular wristwatch with black dial
This smart vintage wristwatch was made by the German watchmaker Arctos and dates to circa 1950. The watch has a wonderfully rich black gloss dial, the contrasting numerals and outer minute track are formed from the silvered base of the dial. Cased in stainless steel, the watch has a gentle curve to the back and the lugs are rigid, solid bar lugs.
[M] tonneau-shaped manually wound jewelled movement, lever escapement, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH [D] black gloss dial with silvered Arabic numerals and minute track, baton hands, engine-turned subsidiary seconds [C] stainless steel curved rectangular case with satin finished sides, polished bezel, thick wire-form fixed bar lugs, snap-on back [S] dial signed
Length excluding lugs: 30mm
Length including lugs: 36mm
Width excluding crown: 22mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 9.5mm
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough presentation box will accompany this watch.