STEALTH~60s WITTNAUER SKIN DIVER

STEALTH~60s WITTNAUER SKIN DIVER

Regular price $999.99 Sale

FOR SALE IS THIS CLASSIC 1960s SKIN DIVER PRODUCED BY THE LONGINES-WITTNAUER COMPANY. 

 

  • CASE: SLEEK AND SEXY ALL-STEEL SKIN-DIVER CASE MEASURING A NICE 38.5mm ACROSS BEZEL.. CASE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDTION WITH NO EVIDENCE OF EVER HAVING BEEN POLISHED. THIS ONE MAINTAINS ITS SHARP EDGES AND CRISP LINES ON THOSE HIGHLY STYLIZED FACETED AND CHAMFERED LUGS. CHECK OUT THAT ALL STEEL BEZEL WHICH ROTATES NICELY BIDIRECTIONALLY WITH THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF FRICTION.

 

  • DIAL: NOW THIS IS VINTAGE PERFECTION RIGHT HERE.  CHECK OUT THAT SUPER SLICK MATTE-BLACK DIAL IN SWEET SHAPE!!!!! SOME MINOR WEAR SPOTS ON THE PERIPHERY OF THE DIAL, BUT OVERALL IN STUNNING WELL PRESERVED CONDITION. i LOVE THAT MIX OF WHITE MARKERS WITH APPLIED LUME PLOTS. SPEAKING OF LUME, I DIG THE AGED TRITIUM ON THOSE CLASSIC LADDER STYLE DIVE HANDS. THE DATE WINDOW AT 3 IS HIGHLIGHTED BY THE INTERNAL CYCLOPS ON THAT ORIGINAL HI-DOME CRYSTAL. CRYSTAL IS IN GOOD CONDITION. THERE WAS A CHIP IN THE PERIPHERY THAT I HAD BUFFED OUT BUT CAN BE SEEN IN SOME ANGLES. I WILL MENTION THERE ARE A FEW DAYS ON THE DATE WHEEL THAT SHOW SOME WEAR, BUT OVERALL,THEY ARE MOSTLY ALL INTACT. 

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS SKIN DIVER RUNS ON A CLEAN IN-HOUSE WITTNAUER C11KS-1 17JEWEL MANUAL WINDER WHICH IS RUNNING FANTASTIC AND KEEPING STRONG TIME. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN ON THIS ONE, BUT IT IS DEMONSTRATING STRONG AMPLITUDE ON THE TIMEGRAPHER.

 

  • WATCH IS MOUNTED ON A VINTAGE STYLE RUBBER TROPIC STRAP WHICH LOOKS KILLER ON THIS SKIN-DIVER. THIS PARTICULAR MODEL IS WELL KNOWN TO THE VINTAGE DIVE COLLECTOR COMMUNITY. WITH ITS NO-NONSENSE DIAL LAYOUT, EDGY CASE, AND HANDSOME GOOD LOOKS, THIS IS ONE THAT YOU'LL DEFINITELY NEED TO ADD TO YOUR COLLECTION. WITTNAUER WAS KNOWN FOR OFFERING A HANDFUL OF CLASSIC DIVE WATCHES THAT ARE HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER, AND THIS IS UP THERE WITH THEM.