empressissi™ is pleased to offer this fantastic early and sought after GRUEN dress watch for men from 1946, with the legendary CURVEX movement - the only mass production mechanical movement engineered with curved bridges for a more ergonomic design. This watch is ready to wear, gift or add to your collection. This is the solid gold version of this reference, a much sought after model.
The watch houses an early 440 Curvex caliber which is the second in the series of Curvex calibers and the most popular one, running on 17 jewels with sub seconds. It is cased in a GRUEN original 14K solid yellow gold case model 440-544, it comes with a mint crystal and an original signed crown.
The dial is a factory original, lightly aged and a more rare black tone with gilt print and applied solid gold markers and an original set o fhands.
This collectible GRUEN watch measures 24mm side to side (excluding crown) and 36mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a XL length, brand new 16mm wide top class hand made genuine lizard leather band in black tone with an anti-allergic yellow tone buckle.
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.