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For sale from my personal collection is a 1960's Croton (Nivada) Chronomaster Aviator Sea Diver with Valjoux 92 movement and broad arrow hands. The watch appears 100% original and is in good vintage condition - please refer to the pictures and let me know if you need more information. Last year, the watch received a service from my watchmaker here in Switzerland.
-> This variation of the Croton Chronomaster is covered in the book “Chronomaster Only” on page 186
CASE: 38.2 mm steel case in very good condition – see pictures. Appears unpolished with crisp, well-defined lugs. The case is in excellent shape with no dents, slight light scratches from normal use, sharp lugs.
CASEBACK: stainless steel factory engraved caseback in good condition.
CROWN & PUSHERS: Mushroom shaped pushers, unsigned crown
DIAL+HANDS: clean dial with original tritium filled hands and markers. Small areas of the chapter sections rubbed out and show some lume loss
BEZEL: Bi-diretional rotating bezel with minute and hour scales is in excellent condition, with one small scratch at 4 o’clock.
CRYSTAL: Plexy crystal in good condition
MOVEMENT: very clean Valjoux 92 movement in excellent condition. The watch wind and runs fine. The chronograph starts stops and resets in 12 o’clock position.
STRAP & BUCKLE: The watch comes beige / black Nato strp
Dial, caseback and movement signed.
The watch is in overall good condition with normal signs of use, considering its age.
Please feel free to ask questions. I will be glad to provide additional pictures upon request.
The price is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs) / 2400 USD / 2000 EUR or OBRO plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored. The watch can also be sold through Chrono24, which provides a safe Escrow service.
My name is Stefan and I am based in Switzerland. You can reach my by email firstname.lastname@example.org. I am happy to provide further details/pictures, to supply references and to work out the shipping method with the buyer.
Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/chronoscope_suisse/
I have not sold watches on Reddit yet, but I bought one watch here. I also have 100% positive feedback on ebay since 2006 and I have sold many watches on Chrono24. I can also provide references from OmegaForum
bank wire or PayPal (please add 4.4% to the price to cover PayPal fees).
Terms of sale
The large, clear unaltered pictures are an important part of the description. Please look carefully and feel free to ask questions.
I check the watch to be certain it runs when listed and we re-check before shipping. There is no warranty on the accuracy of the watch. Please note that vintage watches are in general not considered waterproof.
Returns only accepted within 3 days of receipt if the watch is not as described and pictured and it is returned in the same exact condition as it was sold. Refunds will only be made upon a full inspection and will amount to the purchase price minus shipping and handling costs. Buyer is responsible for the return postage, insurance, and safe delivery of the watch back to me.
Shipping: insured and registered parcels by Swiss postal service, DHL or Fedex.
Import duties, taxes and charges (typically collected upon delivery or pickup) are the buyer's responsibility and are not included in the item price or shipping charges. Please check with your country's customs office prior to bidding/buying to determine what these additional costs will be.