1960’s Titanus (Swiss) 200m Vintage Diver 38mm Steel Watch – 25j Förster Cal. 197

 916.30

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A classic 1960’s 38mm diver made by Titanus (Swiss), it has been professionally inspected by Localtime.

The classic black dial with triangular radium markers and hands are in great shape, with just the right patina. The satin brushed steel case measures in at 38mm or 41mm including the crown. Lovely and rare count-down bezel! It is powered by the 25j Förster Cal. 197 and is wearing one of my own premium Italian custom-made calf leather straps in olive green that, in my humble opinion, fits the watch very nicely. These are sold elsewhere in my store in various sizes and colours.

As with all the watches I handle at Localtime, the listed BIN price will include a written 6-month warranty from the date of purchase. Feel free to contact me for any further information you might need.

Try my Italian premium calf leather custom-made straps (last photo), listed separately under ‘Accessories & Straps’.

Important Note: Sometimes I am asked what I exactly mean with ‘professionally inspected by Localtime’. Here is my theory on vintage watches: as a purveyor of vintage watches, my effort is to always do only what is needed to the watch. I do not buy ‘junk’ watches to resell. I am choosy with my purchases and always sell watches that are, to my knowledge, authentic and in good condition. I first inspect the watch, both visually (cosmetically) and then mechanically. If I judge that the watch is not yet in need of a full service then I do not put the watch through a service which, by the way, entails a lot of risks too. Instead, I give it what I call my ‘Spa’ treatment which will include a cleaning, changing of gaskets, oiling, lubricating and mechanical testing. If the plexi is heavily scratched or discoloured and it can not be cleaned, I change it. If the crown is wrong or worn, I also change it. Now, if the watch is in need of a full service, then my ‘professionally inspected’ description becomes ‘professionally serviced’. In both cases, I include a written warranty with my buy it now price and I always describe what I have changed, if anything, on the watch.

Important Note On Straps/Bracelets: The straps I use on my watches [leather, canvas, suede, rubber] are always brand new, unless otherwise mentioned and, in most cases, I also sell them separately in my store, in different colours and sizes. In the case of metal bracelets, if the watch is NOS, the bracelet is also unused. If the watch is pre-owned with its original bracelet, then the bracelet is also pre-owned, unless otherwise mentioned. Either way, if in doubt, please ask.

Brand

Titanus (Swiss)

Production Period

1960's

Model

200m Diver

Functions

Time, Date, Count-Down Rotating Bezel

Movement

Automatic

Caliber

25j Förster Cal. 197

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Back

Stainless Steel

Case Size

38mm case, 41mm counting the crown at 3h

Lug Width

19mm

Condition

Pre-Owned & Working With Warranty

Last Known Service

Inspected by Localtime – July 2020

Shipping

FREE (Express & Fully Insured)

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