COOL~1967 ETERNA MATIC 2000 CENTENAIRE 71

COOL~1967 ETERNA MATIC 2000 CENTENAIRE 71

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FOR SALE IS A SHARP 1967 ETERNA 2000 CENTENAIRE "71" WITH IN-HOUSE CAL. 1480 K

 

CASE: STUNNING SOLID STEEL CASE WITH ROBUST SCREW-BACK CASE MEASURING A NICE 35mm NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL 5 BEARING CROWN BY 42mm LUG TO LUG. THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE CASE DESIGNS WITH THOSE LONG FACETED DRILLED LUGS WHICH MAKE STRAP CHANGES A CINCH.  I LOVE THE WAY THIS ONE WEARS NICE AND LARGE DUE TO THE LONG LUG TO LUG LENGTH AND THAT THIN BEZEL/WIDE DIAL. 

 

DIAL: THIS IS LATE 60s CLASS AT ITS FINEST.  BEAUTIFUL VERTICALLY BRUSHED METALLIC SILVER IN EXCELLENT SHAPE.  I LOVE THOSE ELEGANT APPLIED BLACK/STEEL MARKERS AND THOSE THIN SANDWICH STYLE BLACK/STEEL STICK HANDS. SUPER CLEAN AND MOD STYLE.  

 

MOVEMENT: THIS GENTLEMAN RUNS ON A 17 JEWEL IN-HOUSE ETERNA 1480 K AUTOMATIC. THESE WERE EXTREMELY ROBUST MOVEMENTS FOR THE TIME. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN ON THIS ONE, BUT THE WATCH WINDS SMOOTHLY BOTH BY HAND AND WITH THE ROTOR. DATE IS QUICKSET BY REPEATEDLY PULLING OUT ON THE CROWN.

 

WATCH IS MOUNTED ON A HAND MADE TAN RUE WATCHES EXTREME TAPER VINTAGE STYLE STRAP.  THESE ETERNAS ARE SIMPLY FANATASTIC WITH THEIR SOLID IN-HOUSE MOVEMENTS, GREAT DESIGNS, AND STURDY CONSTRUCTION.  THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF LATE 1960s WATCH LANGUAGE AND IS REALLY A GOOD LOOKING AND LARGE WEARING PIECE.