GRUEN SWISS Brand New All Stainless Steel Swiss Watch with Diamonds RETAIL $3,352

Listing 8834766
Item 5266-160978
Current Price $402.00
Bid Increment $1.00

Ends Jan 20 at 05:18 PM (Eastern)

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Get a great deal with this online auction for GRUEN watch presented by Property Room.On June 12, 1874 Dietrich Gruen applied for a patent on an improved safety pinion, which was granted on December 22. He was 27 years old. In 1876 he formed the Columbus Watch Manufacturing Company in the basement of a downtown Columbus, Ohio bank building. In his Columbus workshop, Dietrich modified, finished and cased raw movements that were imported from Switzerland. These new watches included his patented safety pinion. Dietrich introduced 16-size watches as an alternative to the heavy and thick 18-size and larger watches that were prevalent at the time. He also introduced the first stemwind watches sold in the U.S. market. As the company grew, they moved to two floors in a commerical building a few blocks away. In 1882, in collaboration with a number of new partners, the company was reorganized as the Columbus Watch Company and moved to a newly-constructed factory building located on Thurman Street, in the 'German Village' section of Columbus. Dietrich was President of the new corporation. By 1888 production was about 45 watches per day; the company would grow to 300 employees and output to 150 watches per day. Although the company continued to issue stemwind watches, they also manufactured keywind movements for some of their less-expensive models.All weights, measurements and colors are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed dimensions or seen in the image. All pictures are magnified to show the smallest of details. Please, refer to item description for actual weight and size evaluation.

Model #:GSS68-10
Make:Swiss Made
Case Material:Stainless Steel
Case Measurements:26x45 MM
Dial:Mother Of Pearl
Crystal:Mineral Crystal
Movement:Swiss Movement
Features:2 Year Warranty, 30 Meters Water Resistant
Clasp:Double Deployment Clasp
Band Material:Stainless Steel
Band Color:Silver
Band Size:Max:7.00 inches
Bezel:Diamond
Case Color:Silver
Crown:Pull Out
Series:FINE TIMEPIECES
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Gemstone
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Diamond
QTY:54


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