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Francis Jewellers

Gruen Pan-Am Pilot Wristwatch yr 1940

For payment and product info call us at 250-384-7611

Francis Jewellers

Gruen Pan-Am Pilot Wristwatch yr 1940

For payment and product info call us at 250-384-7611

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Beautiful Gruen two-tone rose gold with Guildite steel "Pan-Am" pilots wristwatch with awesome original factory printed 24-hour dial and fancy horn style incorporated lugs.  This fancy cased example is probably the rarest model in Gruen's famous Pan-Am series and a fine quality timepiece housing their superb Gruen caliber 420SS Veri-Thin movement.   The salmon colour 2-tone dial is beautifully aged with some slight even shading.  A rare and beautiful example, fully serviced and ready to wear!

Style: Mid-Century Dress, Military

Circa: 1940's

Case: Fancy rose/pink gold filled bezel and lugs with Guildlite steel back in the original Pan-Am design.  Measures 32mm in diameter excluding the nicely inset Gruen signed crown.  Signed inside the back "Cased and Timed in the USA by Gruen Watch Co., Guildite, Wadsworth, Base Metal" with all correct model and serial numbers for the watch.  Excellent unpolished condition with just a bit of wear to the back of each lug tip.  

Dial: Original factory printed 2-tone salmon color dial with 24 hour inner ring and outer seconds chapters both printed in black.  Applied gold hour dots with deco style numbers at 12, 3, 6 and 9.  Signed Gruen Veri-Thin, Precision, Switzerland with original epee style hands.  

Movement:  High quality Swiss made manual wind center seconds movement signed Gruen Watch Co. Precision 17 Jewels, Switzerland. Caliber 420SS. Recently serviced and in excellent working condition.