Eterna Ref. 446 gold plated vintage wristwatch, circa 1970
A lady’s gold plated and steel manually wound wristwatch
A classic lady’s wristwatch with a gold plated upper case and steel back, this watch is a manually wound model incorporating the 17 jewel Eterna calibre 1435K.
Eterna’s history goes back to 1856 when the company was founded in Grenchen under the name “Girard & Schild”. The company has a long and rich history and most notably founded the famous ebauches maker ETA. When Ebauches SA was formed in 1932, Eterna was split into two companies: Eterna S.A. for the production of precision wristwatches and ETA S.A. for the manufacture of ebauches, as an affiliate of Ebauches SA.
[M] Eterna calibre 1435K manually wound movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance, 21,600 BPH, Kif shock absorber [D] silvered satin finished dial, raised gilded baton indexes with black central strips, matching baton hands [C] gold plated upper case with chamfered bezel, snap-on case back with broad chamfered rim [S] case, dial and movement signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 24mm
Length including lugs: 30mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 7mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 12mm
Total weight of watch: 14g
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. A Black Bough fitted presentation box will accompany this watch.