FABULOUS~50s NITELLA ALERTIC ALARM WATCH

FABULOUS~50s NITELLA ALERTIC ALARM WATCH

Regular price $650.00 Sale

FOR SALE IS A LOVELY 1950s  NITELLA ALERTIC IN STUNNING CONDITION RUNNING ON A RARE VENUS 230 ALARM CALIBER.

  • CASE: CLASSIC GOLD FILLED CASE MEASURING A HEALTHY 34.4mm NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL DOUBLE CROWNS. THIS CASE IS IN CLEAN SHAPE AND WEARS REALLY QUITE NICE DUE TO THE LONGER LUG TO LUG AND THINNER BEZEL/WIDE DIAL WHICH MAKES THIS FEEL MORE LIKE A SOLID 35mm PIECE. THE GOLD HAS HELD UP INCREDIBLY WELL ON THIS ONE MAINTAINING ALL ITS ORIGINAL CRISP CHAMFERS. I LOVE THE DOUBLE CASE-BACK CONFIGURATION WHICH HELPS TO AMPLIFY THE SOUND OF THE ALARM.
  • DIAL: THIS SILVERY WHITE  DIAL IS A SERIOUS LOOKER. VERY STRONG 1950s STYLE WITH THOSE BOLD ARROW/ARABIC NUMERAL MARKERS IN GOLD WHICH LOOK AWESOME WITH THAT THIN GOLD STICK HANDSET. THE AGED LUME IS INCREDIBLE AND STILL MAINTAINS ITS CREAMY TONE. THE RED TIPPED ALARM HAND IS A NICE TOUCH. BUT, THE SHOW-STOPPER ON THIS MODEL IS THAT ALARM INDICATOR WINDOW AT 9 WHICH TELLS YOU WHETHER THE ALARM IS ON/OFF. WHEN THE BOTTOM CROWN IS PULLED OUT, THE ALARM IS ACTIVE, AND THE WINDOW FLIPS TO A CREME COLOR’D DISC. SO COOL!!
  • MOVEMENT: THIS GENTLEMAN RUNS ON A RARE VENUS 230 BASED ALARM CALIBER WHICH IS RUNNING BEAUTIFULLY AND THE ALARM FUNCTION IS BUZZING LIKE A CHAMP. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN ON THIS ONE, BUT THIS ONE HAS BEEN BEHAVING PERFECTLY OVER DAYS OF ON/OFF WRIST OBSERVATION.

 

WATCH COMES MOUNTED A PERIOD APPROPRIATE NOS BLACK STRAP WHICH LOOKS UBER CLASSY ON THIS FELLA. NITELLA IS A BRAND THAT YOU DON’T RUN ACROSS OFTEN, BUT THEY WERE FAMOUS FOR A COUPLE OF WELL KNOWN DIVE MODELS AND MADE SOME REALLY GREAT PIECES. THIS ALERTIC IS A MUST-HAVE FOR VINTAGE ALARM WATCH COLLECTOR’S. WITH ITS COOL 50s STYLE, EXCELLENT SHARP CASE, AND QUIRKY ALARM INDICATOR WINDOW, THIS IS A HELLA FUN PIECE TO SPORT ON THE WRIST!

 

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