empressissi™ is pleased to offer this all original and well preserved GRUEN dress watch for men from the mid 30s, ref. 501-266 in gold filled case with an early Swiss manual wind movement.
The watch houses a 500 early caliber running on 15 jewels which is a of pre-Curvex movement series. It is cased in a long and elegant 10K gold filled case with good crown and mint mineral crystal.
The dial is an all original and most elegant silver tone with classic Breguet numerals in gold plated and original set of Breguet style hands.
This collectible GRUEN watch measures 20mm side to side (excluding crown) and 46mm from top lug to bottom lug and despite being designed for men, it is modest in size in today's standards.
Attached to this watch is its original and rare KREISLER USA gold filled bracelet with foldable/adjustable clasp in great condition. This bracelet will fit a wrist of up to 175mm.
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.