Arsa Extra Man's Watch
This watch represents the beauty and the ingenuity of the ARSA movements. This A. Reymond Ltd wrist watch Swiss made from the 1940's. Case is all stainless steel with screw down back, measures 37 mm long and 30 mm wide excluding crown. Dial is aged, writings are faded, used to be luminous Arabic numbers, steel skeleton hands, central seconds, outer scale for minutes and seconds- military style. Movement is 17 jewels caliber AS with incabloc protection on balance wheel, serviced, keeping time strong. Comes with brand new band. Watch is hallmarked and in average good condition. ARSA pocket and wristwatches and UNITAS wristwatches were coveted for their accuracy and appreciated for their affordability and style. Over the course of the 20th century, many travelers to Switzerland who owned these watches would travel by train to Tramelan to see the Manufacture Auguste Reymond and perhaps peer into the workshops to see the master watchmakers at work.In the early 1930s, the Incabloc® movement shock absorber was developed, and it revolutionized movement durability and maintaining accuracy. It was adopted by virtually all Swiss movement manufacturers. It has been refined over the decades since and is the premier method of protecting Swiss watches from severe shock. UNITAS incorporated the Incabloc® system in their movements.