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Vulcain - Cricket - Cal. Vulcain 120 - Men - 1960-1969

Lot reference 7765355

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Manual winding - Gold-filled - Box

Type: Analogue wristwatch
Brand: Vulcain
Movement: Manual winding
Gender: Men
Case material: Gold-filled
Model: Cricket
Reference Number: Cal. Vulcain 120
Period: 1960-1969
Extras: Box
Shipped Insured: No
Condition: In working condition with visible traces of use

VULCAIN, otherwise known as 'the watch for presidents'.
This brand is traditionally worn by the presidents of the USA, among which Johnson, Truman ‘Dirty Dick’ Nixon, Ike Eisenhower, Obama (see various photos).
The motto of the famous Vulcain advertising campagn during Eisenhower’s presidency was ‘do as Ike does!’
This is a valuable watch, in very good aesthetic condition and in working order (just been serviced), a collector's item.
Specifically, the Cricket (presented at the New York Waldorf Astoria in 1947) was the first watch to have a mechanical alarm in the world.

Features:
Serial number: W265869.
Vintage, circa 1960.
Casing diameter: 34 mm (crown excluded).
Original Vulcain mechanical movement, Vulcain 120 calibre with 17 jewels.
Alarm function pursuant to patents shown inside the case back.
'Blue steel' seconds hand.
10 kt filled gold case (with hallmark on case at 12 o'clock) - branded stainless steel case back.
Original dial with valuable age-related patina.
In very good aesthetic condition, with just normal signs of age-related wear on the case, crown with logo in perfect condition, the push button at 2 o'clock is slightly worn, there are no scratches on the crystal.
With new, never worn, genuine leather strap, total length: 24 cm.
With box, no papers.
Shipping via express courier with tracking. It will be carefully packaged and protected.

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Reviews given: 201
Member since: March 14, 2016
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    Amabilidad y cumplimiento. Sin ningún problema. Recomendable.
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    user-c1e5573 May 30, 2018

  • Nice watch

    cheuky May 29, 2018

  • Very honest dealer.

    bmullane May 22, 2018

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    Tres belle montre.
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    Oian May 19, 2018

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    Conforme a la description
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    WALT67 May 12, 2018

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Italy $17.75
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Spain $29.59
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Switzerland $35.51
United Kingdom $23.67
Rest of Europe $47.34
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