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For sale, my Eberhard Pre Extra Fort Gilt dial with step case.
A watch I thought I would not be selling. However got a weekend car incoming so raising some funds.
Model: Pre Extar Fort
Age: Early 40ies based on serial number
Dial: The dial on this particular example is a gilt dial. Because of aging it turns tropical. I think with time the dial will turn evenly brown. Please take a look at the pictures for the lovely patina.
It’s a pre extra fort. Later examples have “ extra fort” written on the dial. Outside of the dial is the telemeter scale, inside of the dial your speed can be read on the part which makes this a “ snail dial”.
Case: The case is a so called step case and is in razor sharp condition. Please take a look at the pictures. I don’t like to use the word unpolished but this comes pretty close to it.
Movement: the movement is the Eberhard 16000, which is a Valjoux 65, modified by Eberhard. I have just given the movement a full service by one of the best independent Dutch Watch makers. Forgot to take a picture of the receipt but I have it at my home.
Hands: Gold hands, correct for the age and the dial
Strap: since the watch has fixed lugs it is hard to find a nice strap. I had one custom made in Italy. Will include the strap in the sale.
Price: My asking price is €7.995.
This price is based on one I saw on auction fetching above $13.000 and two examples Shuck the Oyster recently sold within a week with an asking price of €11.500 and € 14.000.
I’m based in the Netherlands but shipment can be worked out. Got lots of references worldwide.
Please send me an email on: firstname.lastname@example.org