Marvin steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1948
A handsome mid-sized steel manually wound wristwatch
Dating to the late 1940s, this handsome mid-sized wristwatch has a silvered dial with pink foil numerals and outer decorative ring. There are matching pink gilded baton hands and a finely engine-turned subsidiary seconds dial. There is light and even oxidation to the surface of the dial. The steel case was made for Marvin by the Dennison case making company and is their model 12325.
Marvin or to give it its full name: Les Fils de H. A. Didisheim Fabrique Marvin, was originally founded in 1850 at St Imier, Switzerland, by the Frenchmen Marc and Emmanuel Didisheim.
[M] Marvin calibre 520 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH [D] silvered dial, pink gilded foil numerals and outer decorative ring combined with minute track, engine-turned subsidiary seconds [C] steel circular case with polished finish, smooth chamfered bezel, satin finished case sides, snap-on case back [S] dial and movement signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 30mm
Length including lugs: 37.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 8.5mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 16mm
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 box will accompany this watch.