|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||32.50mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||41mm|
Really lovely vintage Wittnauer chronograph from the 1950’s in stainless steel. It comes with a cream 32.5mm dial with black Arabic numerals and two sub dials, 3 o’clock for the minutes and 9 o’clock for the seconds. There is a red outer telemeter scale to 12 miles and around the perimeter is a blue tachymeter graduated to 1000 UPH. The watch has dark blue stick hands. Pushers are flat. Inside the stainless steel back case comes “Wittnauer Watch Co. Inc. – Swiss – stainless steel - #4622392”. It is a manual wind chronograph with caliber Venus 175 and 17 jewels. The watch comes with a black leather band.
Eugene Robert and Albert Wittnauer came to the United States around 1845. In 1868, the company is founded and start to import Swiss watches in the US and then Canada in acting as an agent for brands such as Audemars Piguet, Angelus and Longines, however, it became the exclusive sales agent of Longines in 1880 for 114 years. In addition to the watches of these manufacturers, the dealership also offered wristwatches under its own signature. In 1936, the Wittnauer Co. was sold by the family and renamed the Longines-Wittnauer Co. Since 2001, the brand belongs to the Bulova Corporation.
MManual wind chronograph with caliber Venus 175, 17 jewels, 18000 bph and 45 hours of power reserve. On the movement you have the AXA code for the importer A. Wittnauer Co.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 32.5mm
Length including lugs: 41mm