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WNS-VINT-2017- Charles Nicolet - Calendar - Dial Close Up View
Case: 35 mm across by 40 mm lug to lug - Stainless Steel Case with a Snap On Back - Crown at the 3 o'clock position. The outside of the back cover is marked 188. The inside of the back cover is marked Charles Nicholet Tramelan, Swiss Make, Acier, Inoxydable.
Dial: Nice All Original Condition - Bone White Background, marked Charles Nicholet Tramelan, Shock Resistant, Antimagnetic. The painted hour markers at all 12 positions are Arabic numbers with a gold tone. There is a 60 seconds sub-dial at the 6 o'clock position. The minute and hour hands are the dauphin style and black in color. There is a 31 day track bordering the outside of the dial which is marked in red. The calendar indicator hand is bright red and has an arrow tip.
Movement: 17 Jewels Mechanical Wind - Marked Seventeen 17 Jewels, Swiss Watch, Unadjusted.
Strap: Brand New, High Grade Hirsch Dakota, Water Resistant, 18mm Genuine Leather, Black Pattern with a Silver toned Buckle.
Comments: A very rare piece indeed -- from a Swiss manufacturer of high esteem. This 1940s calendar watch is large for its era and in outstanding overall condition.
Item ID: WNS-VINT-2017
About the Manufacturer: Charles-Albert Nicolet (1890-1945) established a watch factory in 1916. The factory was renowned for quality timepieces and was run by his descendants until 1978 when it went out of business.
Charles Nicolet Tramelan - Scarce and Large Calendar with Sub-Seconds Dial at the 6 O'clock Position (circa 1940s)
WNS-VINT-2017- Charles Nicolet - Calendar - Full Dial Close Up View
WNS-VINT-2017- Charles Nicolet - Calendar - Full Front View no 2
WNS-VINT-2017- Charles Nicolet - Calendar - Full Front View