MINERVA 140TH ANNIVERSARY WATCH

A full accounting of the details of the Anniversary watch may be found at Richard Paige’s excellent introduction. These almost never come-up for sale. Designed in May , produced until for Minerva Pocket watches. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The time now is Excellent Condition with the original factory finish, never polished Quality Control:

All customs fees will be your responsibility. And Minerva’s final traditional product: This movement is the thinnest movement for pocket watches ever produced by Minerva. Community Articles September 20, admin. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: We do not misrepresent information on customs forms or mark items as gifts. I believe that the th will prove to be worthy of a special limited edition series. This decor is no longer available.

The big bonus, of course, is that the size is not merely fashion, and that huge, beuatiful pocketwatch movement fills the back side of the case. Originally Posted by Bidle. The edition is very low, as to assure rarity, and the watch design is one of high desirability. Very pleased to own one. The 43mm wztch case barely encompasses the movement, which looks just like what it is, most of a century old, with plain screwed balance but Breguet hairspring, no shockproofing and an elegantly bridged layout.

Case Stainless steel case, 43 mm, Perfectly match for a bride to see on the occasion of the festive session. February 5th, 8. January 28th, 3.

Finest blue crocodile Band Alligator Mississippiensishand stitched. Feel free to check out and make comments on my photo’s: Perhaps benefitting from those examples, Minerva wisely outfitted the dial very simply, it is off-white and lightly silvered, the sub-seconds gently sunken and barely concentrically scribed.

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However, customs delays may frequently be beyond our control. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. This watch was purchased as part of a visit to the Minerva factory and an article was written on Timezone about the visit. This is the first TimeZone editions: There were made 6 of them had a movement which was already finished with a swan regulation. This watch watch issued by Minerva in in an edition of to commemorate the th anniversary of the firms’s founding in Click here to view a larger watch image.

Minerva th Anniversary Watch

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I believe that the th will prove to be worthy of a special limited edition series. There are enough Minerva collectors and enthusiasts, globally, to validate the interest in this limited edition. Designed wagch Mayproduced until for Minerva Pocket watches. Please note we perform a fraud check and verification on all buyers. Eric Greenberg, Annivrrsary founder, is a long-time collector turned horologist, watchmaker, and clockmaker.

All the watches we sell go through a comprehensive series of ClockSavant-developed functional, stability, and performance tests and are only approved for sale if they meet or exceed the criteria we have established. If there are customs delays or problems, we will attempt to help you if it relates to anything under our control. January 28th, 2. Watchuseek recommends Chrono24the largest anniversaary marketplace on the Internet.

January 30th, 5. Click annniversary pictures for even larger! MHeRenoIllyria and 4 others like this. Watches are not waterproof unless stated otherwise.

Hands-on with Tudor and the Rule of Thirds. The edition was sold out recently, and the last six in the edition, also sold out, were produced as a special limited edition of a limited edition:. It has been wound once per month and maintained in a climate controlled environment. Help Forgot your password? Please check out the rest of my Watch Articles and Pics I hope you enjoyed this!

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A wacth accounting of the details of the Anniversary watch may be found at Richard Paige’s excellent introduction. What do you think? Minerva th Anniversary Here some photo’s of a watch I just got.

In this posting I wanted to show some current pictures of this most unusual and rare watch, because I have been dissatisfied with my earlier efforts, as shown in my previous article The anniverrsary for — 19 days in heckbut I preferred to leave that story intact for its presumed entertainment value. It would be difficult to not try to fit this watch into the context created by IWC’s famed Portugieser wristwatches which have been produced in several series over the past 50 or 60 years, originally with movements of similar vintage.

At least they were pretty obviously finished by hand, by wee little elves closeted deep in Switzerland, a feature which is genuinely rare. February 3rd, 6. With only watches produced globally, of which 6 are even more limited, this Minerva watch seems destined for serious watch collections.