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This is an excellent example of a classic Valjoux 22-based vintage chronograph that was Fully Serviced by ClockSavant. We obtained this vintage watch from Britain where the Accurist brand originated. Their watches were typically very well done and this example is no exception. The movement in the watch has what's known as an 'elaborate' or 'elaborated' finish, which in this case is geneva stripes. If you look carefully at the movement, you will see these stripes. This decorated version of the Valjoux 22 was at the time more costly. As a vintage watch from what we estimate to be the 1950's and designed in Britain, it carries a sophisticated and refined image. The span of manufacturing for the two pusher Valjoux 22 was from 1936 to 1974. We were able to obtain outstanding performance results for this vintage watch. This is a beautiful refined watch for the era that feels conservative and 'ready for business' on the wrist with a certain whimsical feel highlighted by the Accurist logo.
Brand: Accurist - this is a brand that was based in Britain.
Type: Chronograph, manual wind
Calibre: Valjoux 22, with decoration (higher grade version of Valjoux 22)
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Size: 36mm without the crown
Strap: New ZRC leather strap, made in France. Regular length.
Age: We estimate is that the watch is from the late 1950's based on its style, calibre, and brand.
Service History: Fully Serviced by ClockSavant Fully disassembled, old and worn parts replaced or repaired, adjusted, optimized, cleaned, and lubricated. Comprehensive testing and performance measurement.
Condition: Case has the typical scratches and dings that are common to watches of this age and add to its character. Similarly the dial shows some discoloration, again common for watches of this age.
ClockSavant Watchmaker Testing, Certification, and Performance Measurement: All the watches we sell go through a comprehensive series of ClockSavant-developed functional, stability, and performance tests and are only approved for sale if they meet or exceed the criteria we have established. Detailed performance measurements are available.
Return Period: 14-day return period provided that watch is returned in condition received.
Warranty: This watch carries a 6 month warranty-- customer misuse, neglect, accidental, intentional, or unintentional damage are excluded from the warranty. Vintage watches require special care and consideration when wearing. Please contact us for detailed warranty terms and conditions. For non-warranty damage, please contact us to obtain an estimate for servicing, repair, and restoration services.
Care and Use: All mechanical watches, and especially vintage watches, require special consideration in handling, care, and use. In order to obtain warranty support or to return an item, it is necessary that the customer did not cause damage to the watch. See the Support page to learn more about how to protect and care for your investment.
Sales Tax: Virginia residents will pay sales tax
Payment: We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay. We accept bitcoin through BitPay.
Shipping: Shipping cost can vary based on the cost of insurance and shipping speed. USPS Priority shipping within the United States averages $25. For international shipping, we typically ship insured via Federal Express with an average cost of $40. If you are located internationally, please contact us so we can verify that we are able to ship insured to your country and to confirm the final shipping cost.
Customs - International Buyers: The customs value for the shipment will be the same as the price you paid. Therefore, you may pay customs on the item based on your country's import rules. All customs fees will be your responsibility. We do not misrepresent information on customs forms or mark items as gifts. We put a good deal of effort into assuring international shipments are packed and forms completed correctly. If there are customs delays or problems, we will attempt to help you if it relates to anything under our control. However, customs delays may frequently be beyond our control.
Watches are not waterproof unless stated otherwise. Vintage watches should never be exposed to water.
Contact us today via email (email@example.com) or call us at +1 (703) 457-6820 to purchase this watch or learn more. We are happy to answer any questions. Please note we perform a fraud check and verification on all buyers. ClockSavant has a 1000+ positive feedback history on the “famous auction site” and we are an established business, see google to learn more. Eric Greenberg, ClockSavant founder, is a long-time collector turned horologist, watchmaker, and clockmaker.
Detailed performance results and warranty details are available at ClockSavant.com:
Product Page: https://clocksavant.com/collections/watches/products/accurist-chronograph-valjoux-22-decorated-movement-stainless-steel-fully-serviced-by-clocksavant
Service & Repair: https://clocksavant.com/pages/servicing-restoration
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