1st GEN~EARLY 60s NIVADA CASD VENUS 210

1st GEN~EARLY 60s NIVADA CASD VENUS 210

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FOR SALE IS A SUPER RARE EARLY 60s NIVADA CROTON CHRONOGRAPH(VERSUS CHRONOMASTER) AVIATOR SEA-DIVER WITH THE RARE VENUS 210 CONFIGURATION. 

  • CASE: SLEEK AND SEXY OVERSIZED ALL-STEEL SKIN-DIVER CASE MEASURING A NICE 38.4mm ACROSS CASE NOT INCLUDING WHAT LOOKS TO BE THE ORIGINAL CROWN BY 44.7 mm LUG TO LUG. CASE IS IN NICE VINTAGE CONDITION MAINTAINING ALL ITS ORIGINAL FACETS AND CHAMFERS WITH MINOR HAIRLINES THROUGHOUT. THE ORIGINAL BLACK MILITARY STYLE BEZEL IS IN GREAT CONDITION WITH SOME MINOR SPOTS OF FADE ALONG THE PERIPHERY WHICH GIVES THIS ONE A COOL WEATHERED LOOK. I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A FAN OF A CLASSIC AND COOL CASEBACK INSCRIPTION, AND IT DOESN’T GET BETTER THAN “HERB”. 
  • DIAL: WOWZA, THIS DIAL IS TRULY SPECIAL. THIS IS ONE OF THE CLASSIC DIALS OF THE 60s, IN MY OPINON. I LOVE THAT MATTE BLACK DIAL WITH THE PERFECTLY AGED LUME PLOTS. WHAT MAKES THESE SO GREAT IS THAT RED COUNTDOWN REGATE SEGMENT ON THE MINUTE TOTALIZER SCALE. THE FAMOUS BROAD ARROW HANDSET LOOKS TOTALLY BOSS ON THIS EXAMPLE WITH THAT DARKENED COFFEE COLORED AGED LUME. 
  • MOVEMENT: THIS CASD RUNS ON THE MORE RARELY SEEN 17 JEWEL VENUS 210. WATCH WAS SERVICED ABOUT 4 YEARS AGO AND IS RUNNING VERY SMOOTH. CHRONO ACTION IS CRISP, AND ALL FUNCTIONS ZERO OUT PERFECTLY.

WATCH IS MOUNTED ON A LUXURIOUS GOAT SKIN LEATHER TAN STRAP WHICH LOOKS KILLER WITH THAT PATINA.  THE CHRONOMASTER AVIATOR SEA DIVER CHRONOGRAPHS HAVE BECOME MUST-HAVES FOR ANY SERIOUS WATCH COLLECTOR. I WOULD ARGUE THAT THESE ARE THE MOST ICONIC DIVE CHRONOS OF THE ERA. THIS IS A RARE BIRD WITH THE VENUS 210 TICKING INSIDE AND THE “CHRONOGRAPH” DESIGNATION ON THE DIAL WHICH PREDATED THE “CHRONOMASTER” TITLE. THIS IS A GREAT 1st GENERATION EXAMPLE WITH PLENTY OF PATINA AND CHARACTER AND RUNNING SUPER SMOOTH

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