empressissi™ is pleased to offer this fantastic rare midsize GRUEN dress watch for men from the early 50s, a 'Precision' model in 14K solid gold with design often referred to among collectors as 'knotted lugs'. These were available from several makers in small variations and very popular during the early 50s.
The watch houses an early 415 manual wind caliber with sub seconds, running on 17 jewels. It is cased in a GRUEN original 14K solid yellow gold case in knotted lugs design, ref. 718-415 and has a mint low dome crystal and good crown.
The dial is a desirable 'pie pan' form which was professionally restored in silver tone with applied solid gold markers. It has the original set of hands.
This collectible GRUEN watch measures 29mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for a vintage watch.
Attached to this watch is standard length, brand new quality 16mm wide genuine 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.