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This is an ultra-rare new old stock example of the outstanding Excelsior Park calibre 14J which is equivalent to the calibre 40 used by Gallet. The case is crisp, unpolished, and in like new condition with the exception of a few light scratches from case opening/closing/shelf wear. The movement is, as you would expect, pristine and we are the first watchmakers to have fully disassembled and serviced it. Being the first watchmaker to service a movement such as this from the 1940's is a rare opportunity. The Excelsior Park movements are a cut-above the rest-- details include the pivoting minute jumper with ultra-sensitive hairspring-like tension mechanism, spring orientations/cutouts engraved directly into the plate, breguet overcoil hairspring, and superb manufacturing quality down to the screw heads-- all in new old stock condition. The watch is exceptionally clean and crisp after our service and is running superbly. We hand polished every part to remove the tarnish commonly found on Excelsior Park movements to return the watch to its original finish. This is an extraordinary watch and will be a centerpiece for your vintage watch collection.
Type: Chronograph, Manual Wind
Calibre: Excelsior Park 14J (14 ligne) -Similar or Same as Calibre 40 Gallet
Case: Stainless Steel
Size: 36mm excluding crown
Age: We estimate the watch was made in the 1940's.
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: New old stock condition with only a few scratches from being worn several times and case opening/closing
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.
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.
Payment: We accept all major credit cards, wire transfer, and PayPal.
Sales Tax: Virginia residents will pay sales tax
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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/products/damas-chronograph-excelsior-park-1950s-nearly-new-old-stock-nos
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