ELEGANT~MID 60s ETERNA MATIC 3000

ELEGANT~MID 60s ETERNA MATIC 3000

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FOR SALE IS A SHARP MID 60s ETERNA-MATIC 3000!!

 

CASE: STUNNING SOLID STEEL CASE WITH ROBUST SCREW-BACK CASE MEASURING A NICE 34.3 NOT INCLUDING ORIGINAL 5 BEARING CROWN. 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 SUNBURST BRUSHED METALLIC SILVER IN EXCELLENT SHAPE.  I LOVE THOSE ELEGANT THIN APPLIED STICK MARKERS WHICH NICELY WITH THOSE THIN LONG DAUPHINE HANDS. I LOVE THE CLASSIC ETERNA BALL-BEARING LOGO AND THE “ALL BUSINESS” DATE ARRANGEMENT AT 3. THIS IS MID CENTURY SWISS SIMPLICITY AT ITS FINEST. 

 

MOVEMENT: THIS GENTLEMAN RUNS ON A HIGH GRADE 21 JEWEL IN-HOUSE ETERNA 1465 AUTOMATIC. THESE WERE EXTREMELY ROBUST MOVEMENTS FOR THE TIME AND WOULD EVOLVE INTO THE ETA 2892 MOVEMENT WHICH IS KNOWN FOR ITS SOPHISTICATION AND THIN STATURE. 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 SUPER COOL VINTAGE STRETCH BRACELET WHICH LOOKS HANDSOME ON THIS FELLA.  THESE ETERNAS ARE SIMPLY FANTASTIC WITH THEIR SOLID IN-HOUSE MOVEMENTS, GREAT DESIGNS, AND STURDY CONSTRUCTION.  THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF MID 1960s WATCH LANGUAGE AND IS REALLY A GOOD LOOKING AND LARGE WEARING PIECE.