empressissi™ is pleased to offer this very rare and all original ETERNA Swiss manual wind dress watch for men from the mid 40s with an encapsulated design for early waterproof system.
The watch houses an uncommon cal. 1005 high grade caliber which is based on the ETA 1000 famous caliber, running on 17 jewels with sub seconds hand. It is cased in a elegant gold plated bezel with monobloc stainless steel back held by four pressure screws with an internal crystal and an original waterproof crown.
The dial is factory original and is beautiful - lightly aged black tone with gilt print and has an original set of slim hands
This timeless and elegant Eterna watch measures 23mm side to side (excluding crown) and 34mm from top lug to bottom lug and is rather modest in size even for a vintage watch.
Attached to this watch is a brand new quality genuine leather band in padded dark brown tone, 16mm wide with anti-allergic matching 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.