Vintage Eberhard & Co. Extra-Fort Monopusher Triple Chronograph 18k Gold – Box and Pamphlet & Sales tag

3,699 

Founded in 1887 in La Chaux de Fonds, Eberhard & Co. is one of the few independent brands capable of maintaining an enduring position alongside the most respected Swiss manufacturers. 130 years is a long time – even by watchmaking standards – and Eberhard has been wise enough to use this time to develop a distinct design language, an excellent production system, and a knack for innovation. Throughout the 1900s, the brand produced a diverse line-up of high-quality wristwatches, which are considered some of the most visually striking and technically brilliant of the period. The watch on offer here dates back to the mid-1950s and fits both of those categories.
The Extra-Fort Monopusher comes outfitted with a 18k Solid Gold case, which looks very fresh and well preserved. The beautiful white dial is also in pristine condition and features a blue telemeter scale around its outer edge, which complements the thermally-blued hands. Although the pushers and crown appear quite ordinary at first glance, one of the pushers is actually a slide-lock that prevents accidental activation and resetting of the chronograph. The movement inside is the somewhat rare cal. 16000, which is a Valjoux made cal. 65, specially made for Eberhard.
Our offering is in excellent condition and comes with its original box (unfortunately it is broken on the hinge, but still works), the original sales tag, and an instructions pamphlet. The lugs are welded, so a high-quality & suitable leather strap was fitted. Serviced in 2019 it is ticking accurately. The crown is the only thing that is a replacement part on this amazing chronograph (probably a more suitable one can be fitted, when the next service comes but that would be up to the next owner).The watch is covered by 6 months of limited warranty, starting on the date of purchase.

 

Additional information

Model

Extra-Fort Monopusher

Reference number

1611

Movement

Manual winding

Movement caliber

Eberhard cal. 16000

Case material

18k Yellow Gold

Year of production

1950(Approximation)

Condition

Good

Scope of delivery

Watch with original box

Case size

39 x 47.3 mm

Crystal

Plexiglass

Strap/Bracelet

Black, Leather strap, Steel Buckle

Complications/Functions

Chronograph, Small seconds, Tachymeter, Tempered blue hands

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