12 May 2008
Gübelin. An unusual 18K white gold rectangular hinged wristwatch with stainless steel bracelet
Signed E. Gübelin, Lucerne, no. 330'275, circa 1935
With tonneau-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered dial with outer railway minute track, blued steel hands, in rectangular case with engraved black enamel Arabic numerals to the bezel, downturned lugs, hinged back, associated stainless steel link bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
22 mm. wide & 35 mm. overall length
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Prominently illustrated and described in Die schönsten Armbanduhren vergangener Jahrzehnte by Giampiero Negretti/Franco Nencini, p. 105.
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