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Volvo by Bueche Girod, 1968

CHF 2,500

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Vintage Swiss made automatic Bueche Girod VOLVO 18K white gold wristwatch in the form of recognizable Volvo automobile radiator grill on vintage NOS rubber “Tropic” driver strap and with its original box. The watch was made in limited edition specifically for Swiss Watch Fair in 1968 (Foire de Bâle 1968).

Case: Two-body, solid, polished, flat bezel, 20mm lugs, flat top crystal. Dial: Gray with stripes, radiator grill shaped, with applied white gold pyramidal indexes, below 1 o’clock, the “Volvo” logo with arrow painted in black and white enamel and a transversal black and white line, aperture for the date. “Bâton” white gold and black hands. Movement: Cal. AS 1716-17, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self compensating flat balance-spring.

Watch is in overall good condition, running and ready to wear or gift to any Volvo fan!

BRANDBueche Girod for Volvo
MODEL“Volvo Radiator Grill”
REFERENCE
YEAR1968
MOVEMENTAutomatic
CALIBREAS1716-17
CASE MATERIAL18K White Gold
CASE SIZE 38 x 28 mm
BRACELETOriginal NOS “Tropic” rubber band
FEATURESunique “Volvo radiator” shape 
BOX/PAPERSfitting box, no papers

In fully working order. Very good vintage condition, minor surface scratches, scuffs and discolorations through the age. Few scuffs on the crystal (near 3h and 11h marks). Original vintage NOS rubber “Tropic” strap with unsigned steel buckle. Fitting “Bueche Girod” box. No papers.

Watches are sold as-is, and there is no guarantee of to be waterproof or movement accuracy, due to the nature of vintage watches. Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description. Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as described.

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