Very rare oversized stainless steel 38.5 mm VINCA Précision, Ref. 2529 waterproof Ermetico impermeable chronograph wristwatch, powered by manual winding Cal. Valjoux 71, made early 1950s. Glossy deep black dial with red accents, high pressure large waterproof case with cork! seals (same as Vetta Ermetico), rotating countdown bezel (same as Jardur Bezelmeter), reputable Valjoux 71 movement, comes on original Tropic rubber strap – simply win-win combination.
Not a lot is known about Vinca manufacture, only that Fabrique d’Horlogerie “Vinca SA” was registered in 1919 in Biel, trademark “Vinca précision“ was registered in 1950 by Vinca SA.
Watch is in overall very good condition 8/10, running and ready to wear or gift!