The largest independent, non-commercial, consumer-oriented resource on the Internet for owners, collectors and enthusiasts of fine wristwatches. Online since 1998.
Informational Websites ChronoMaddox -- the legacy of Chuck Maddox OnTheDash -- vintage Heuer website Zowie -- Omega information
Discussion Forums ChronoMaddox Forum Heuer Forum Omega Forum
Counterfeit Watchers ChronoTools Forum ChronoTrader Forum

A marketplace for chronographs, dive watches and other tool-type wristwatches and timepieces

This forum is for BUYING, SELLING and TRADING only--not for discussing watches. Please limit postings to specific ads for buying, selling or trading watches, parts or accessories that that match at least one of the following categories:

Please see our ChronoTrader Policies and Terms of Use. Learn more about How To Include Photos In Your Postings.

Rules: Postings must be an ad announcing an intent to sell, buy or trade. Full item description and photo(s) must be posted within the message here, not as links to other websites. Links to online auctions and other sites: Links to online auctions, dealer sites or other listings of items are permitted, but you should be careful to ensure that such listings will comply with our other ChronoTrader Policies. In addition, we request that sellers linking to online auctions or listings offer some benefit or accomodation to ChronoTrader readers (for example, some discount or an undertaking to end an auction early, to keep a watch "in the family"). Photos must be of the actual item for sale in its present condition. No counterfeit or replica products. No post for the same item may be repeated within 7 days, except to lower the asking price. Commercial dealers are limited to three unique posts per day. [More...]

FS: Croton Clamshell Steel Chronograph Valjoux 23

Hello All!

Selling my Vintage Croton Clamshell Steel Chronograph. I wrote up a breakdown of the watch! If you have any additional questions just send an email to! I'll be happy to send additional photos.

Manufacturer: Croton
Model Type: Clamshell
Circa: 1950's
Case: Stainless Steel Case
Movement: Croton Signed Valjoux 23 Manual Wind Movement
Case Dimensions: 36mm excluding Crown
Strap: High Grade Brown Distressed Leather Strap
Dial: Swiss Signed Croton Chronograph Dial with Glossy Caramel Patina (100% Original)
Bezel: Stainless Steel Smooth Bezel
Box, Papers: N/A
100% Authentic!


For sale from Hashtag Watch Co. is this Vintage Croton Clamshell Stainless Steel Chronograph. As you can see, the dial has aged into this beautiful caramel color and has retained its glossy texture. It is a real gem of a dial. The 36mm stainless steel case is in overall excellent condition, totally unpolished. The lug tips are crisp, full & sharp. We just had the Valjoux 23 movement undergo a full service. All mechanical functions are operational and the wristwatch is keeping accurate time. The movement is so clean it truly looks like a piece high-grade jewelry.

Asking 4,450 USD OBO

Thanks for looking!

Luke D.

Current Position
Chronocentric and zOwie site design and contents (c) Copyright 1998-2005, Derek Ziglar; Copyright 2005-2008, Jeffrey M. Stein. All rights reserved. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the terms of use. CONTACT | TERMS OF USE | TRANSLATE