1946 Eterna Brevet Case

Charming and very balanced timepiece by Eterna featuring robust and beautifully finished patented steel case with screw-down caseback, precise manual-winding cal.852 and amazing two-tone dial. Very charming patina is giving certain charisma to this seventy years old, yet perfectly preserved timepiece. 

Manufacturer: Eterna, Switzerland
Model: n/a
Reference: n/a
Type: Manual-winding antimagnetic waterproof watch 
Year of production: ca.1946
Case type: 3-body, with screw-back, mixed satin and high-polished finishing.
Case material: Stainless steel
Case measurement: 36.5 mm (without crown) / 49 mm (lug-to-lug) / 18 mm (between lugs) 
Case serial number: 3217284
Case back: Screw-back, signed ‘Staybrite Steel / Shock Absorber Ammortisseur de choc / Waterproof / Antimagnetic’ along with 'Eterna' and serial number on the outer side. Signed 'Eterna Watch Co Swiss' and 'Brevet + Acier Inoxydable' on the inner side of the caseback.
Crown/pushers: Steel fluted crown
Crystal: Acrylic
Movement type: Manual-winding with small seconds.
Movement model: Eterna cal.852, signed Eterna and with serial number. 15 jewels, 18000 A/h, 50 hours of power reserve. 
Movement serial number: 3242200
Dial: Beautiful silver-white dial turning into warm yellowish patina.The outer perimeter of the dial is decorated with black printed 'railway' minutes track and luminous radium Arabic numerals. Subsidiary seconds dial at 6 o'clock. Signed 'Eterna' at 12 o'clock, signed 'Swiss' at 6 o'clock.
Hands: Brown luminous hands, brown small seconds hand.
Case condition: 1 (mint). Professionally polished, very sharp, showing no trace of use.
Movement condition: 1 (mint) professionally serviced in January 2016, only original parts. Adjusted and keeps good time. All functions work properly.
Dial/hands condition: Untouched and beautifully aged. All original hands showing aging/degrading of radium luminous substance.
Overall condition: 1 (mint)
Delivery set: The watch comes with brand-new black leather strap and generic steel buckle. Along with our company’s warranty certificate, general terms and conditions of sale, our company’s box.
Warranty: 1-year technical warranty

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