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IWC Calatrava Signed Black Starr & Gorham circa 1942

$2,650.00

Vintage IWC manual wind classic Calatrava military style and era case model, circa 1942. Retailed and signed by the famous retailer Black Starr & Gorham (originally founded in New York City, and after 1962 the Gorham dropped, and is now known as Black, Starr, & Frost). A scarce and desirable medium size 30 x 37mm model featuring IWC caliber C61 manual wind movement with sweep seconds. With pleasing all original patina’d dial with large radium arabic indexes, and wide, easily read military style radium hands.

Recently fully serviced and left unpolished as acquired. Takes 16mm strap. Also accompanying your purchase is one of our beautiful handmade Italian leather watch pouch, a $45 value.

Additional information

Maker

IWC

Model Name/Type

Calatrava

Case mm

30 x 35mm

Man's / Lady's

Men

Circa

1942

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Case Serial#

1.05 milliion

Crystal

Acrylic dome crystal

Crown-Pushers

unsigned crown

Dial & Hands

original patina’d luminous dial, radium luminous hands, radium luminous indexes

Movement Type

manual wind

Movement Caliber

C61

Date Function

no

Movement Serial#

1.05 million

Strap / Bracelet

Fine leather, cordovan, or exotic skin strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

16mm

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

Brand

IWC

IWC Calatrava Signed Black Starr & Gorham circa 1942