1960s Gold Vertex Revue Mechanical Watch
This 1960s Gold Vertex Revue Mechanical Watch has 17 Jewels and the Vertex Revue Movement 77. It is in lovely condition, and has been cleaned and serviced in 2018. Comes with its original Red Vertex Logo watch box and has a new ‘NATO’ strap.
These are the images the horologist took whilst servicing the movement:
The case is 9 carat gold and is inscribed:
Presented to H. Levington in appreciation of 40 years service. 15th February 1966. STC
STC stands for the company Standard, Telephones and Cables, which is the British offshoot of Western Electric. Included within its business empire the Ediswan, Mazda and Brimar thermionic valve manufacturers.
- Manual wind
- Sub second
- Approximate Size
- Diameter= 25.6mm
- Height= 3.3mm
- 17 jewels
- Power reserve 40h
- Swiss Movement recased in the UK by Vertex.
The Vertex Watch Company was founded in 1912 by Claude Lyons, and was based in the famous Hatton Gardens, London, UK and at La Chaux de Fonds in Switzerland. Vertex is associated with several well known watch names including; Dreadnought and Aureole, and were suppliers of Movado and Thommen watches.
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