empressissi™ is pleased to offer this early and elegant, all original Art Deco watch for men by the famous French maker LIP of Besançon.
The watch houses an early gilt T.18 Barrel caliber with original dust cover, running well on 15 jewels in manual wind. it is cased in a chrome plated case with fixed lugs and stainless steel back in overall good condition with mint crystal and original crown with some wear to the plating.
The dial is a factory original, elegant tu-tone silver in excellent condition with an original set of hands.
This rare LIP watch measures 21mm side to side (excluding crown) and 35mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for a vintage watch.
Attached to this watch is a quality brand new HIRSCH genuine leather band in burgundy-brown tone, 16mm wide, with anti-allergic buckle in white tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.