empressissi™ is pleased to offer this all original and well preserved GRUEN CURVEX dress watch for men from the early 40s, in gold filled case with an early Swiss manual wind movement. This watch is model 440-449, dating it to 1941.
The watch houses a classic 440 unique curved caliber running on 17 jewels with sub seconds. It is cased in a GRUEN original 10K yellow gold filled case with mint correct mineral crystal and original Gruen signed crown.
The dial is an all original and elegant silver tone with very little signs of age and has gold plated markers with an original set of hands.
This collectible GRUEN watch measures 23,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 38,5mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for a vintage watch.
Attached to this watch is a brand new quality TIMEPIECE genuine leather band in dark brown, 18mm wide with an anti allergic buckle in matching 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.