Stunning 1960’s CROTON (USA) Vintage Chronograph Watch Burgundy Dial – Valjoux Cal. 7736

 1,695.75

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A stunning CROTON Time Corp (USA) chronograph watch, this lovely 1960’s timepiece piece has been professionally inspected in-house here at Localtime.

It is absolutely 100% original, with no foreign parts, in excellent condition throughout and ready to proudly wear or join your collection. The 43mm (46mm counting centre, screw-in crown) case is in excellent condition. The burgundy dial and dual-purpose bezel (elapsed time and second time zone) and hands, are a feast to the eyes. I have made many photos of the watch, including some closeup snapshots, just for fun. This lovely chronograph is fitted with one of my own premium calf leather strap in tan. These straps can be purchased separately from the store; they are listed under Accessories & Straps and can also be seen in the last photo of this listing..

As with all the watches we handle inhouse, the listed buy-it-now price includes a 6-month written warranty from the time of purchase. Do not hesitate to contact us for any further information you might need.

Information about the Localtime straps: Handmade in Italy from premium calf leather and to our own specifications, they come in 5 sizes (lug width/buckle width): 18/16, 19/16, 20/16, 21/18 and 22/18mm & 11 colours. We sell these separately in our store and you can also see them in the last photo here.

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 mention what has been changed (if anything) on the watch and I include a written warranty with my listed price.

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

CROTON (USA)

Production Period

1960's

Model

Aviator Chronograph Watch

Functions

Time, Chronograph, Tachymeter, Elapsed Time & Second Time Zone Bezel

Movement

Manual-Wind

Caliber

Valjoux Cal. 7736

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Back

Stainless Steel

Case Size

43mm case, 46mm including crown at 3h

Lug Width

21mm

Condition

Working With Warrantee

Last Known Service

Inspected by Localtime – January 2019

Shipping

Free Worldwide

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