Monday, May 28, 2012

AUTHENTIC VINTAGE AVIA RETRO GENTS WRISTWATCH






 
MADE IN/BUATAN: SWISS
CIRCA/TAHUN: 1960
MODEL: RETRO
CRYSTAL/CERMIN: ACRYLIC
MOVEMENT/ENJIN: SWISS INT 21 JEWELS AUTOMATIC MOVEMENT CAL. 7528/4
DIAL COLOR: DARK GREY - IN MINT CONDITION
FUNCTION/FUNGSI: HOUR, MINUTE, SWIPE SECOND, QUICKSET DAY AND DATE
HANDS/JARUM: LUMINOUS SILVER TONE
MARKERS/TANDA WAKTU: LUMINOUS STICKS
CASING : STAINLESS STEEL
HINGING LUGS: 20mm
MEASUREMENT/UKURAN: 35mm DIAMETER INCLUDING CROWN and 40mm LUG TO LUG
DITANDA/ENGARVED BACK CASING: -
CROWN: SS/ KELULI
STRAP/TALI: NEW GENUINE BLACK MILITARY LEATHER STRAP
SIZE STRAP/SAIZ TALI: 8.5"
EXCELLENT CONDITION, WORKING, KEEPING TIME, DISCONTINUED MODEL & LOOK LIKE NEW
PRICE/HARGA: RM300 (NEGOTIABLE)
 
BRIEF HISTORY OF AVIA WATCHES
 
Avia was very successful with their lines of military watches during 1940 - 1960, were made for British Army.
In 1969 the owner of the Avia watch factory, an industrialist from Neuch√Ętel, who aready possessed the brands "Helvetia" and "Fleurier Watch" acquired Silvana S.A.. This cooperation resulted in the firm Avia & Silvana S.A., which soon thereafter was integrated into the holding company of the Societe des Garde-Temps S.A. SGT, a conglomerate, which, besides owning various prestigious watch brands, ran subsidiaries in Switzerland and abroad and wrote turnovers of over 100 million Swiss Francs per year.

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