empressissi™ is pleased to offer this tiny and gorgeous cocktail watch for ladies by the fine Swiss maker GRUEN in a solid white gold case and diamonds with timeless design from the mid 50s.
The watch houses one of the smallest mechanical wind calibers in mass production, the 265 caliber based on the FELSA 81. Yet, it is a fine top class manual wind caliber, running on 17 jewels. It is cased in a 14K solid white gold original Gruen case accented with small genuine diamonds with a mint crystal an a good crown.
The dial was professionally restored in the past and features an egg shell tone with applied solid gold markers/numerals and an original set of hands.
This beautiful Gruen cocktail watch measures 15mm side to side (excluding crown) and 25mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original and most elegant SPEIDEL USA ultrasonically cleaned stainless steel mesh bracelet with black lining and a safety chain. It will fit a wrist of up to 155mm comfortably.
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.