Arctos Elite

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    Member Marrick's Avatar
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    Arctos Elite

    I got this today. Not exactly pristine, but working and only £5.50. Arctos is a German brand - with some info from Mike Stuffler here: https://forums.watchuseek.com/f11/puw...ers-50390.html



    Here it is with a new crystal and strap.



    I was expecting an obscure German movement - but it has a clearly marked Eta 1080. see bidfun-db ETA_1080: ETA 1080

    It has Incabloc shock protection and a Nivaflex mainspring. Probably mid 50's.




    Anyway, not that many Arctoses have been posted in here so there it is.
    Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."

    Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)


    Please don't PM me to ask for a valuation - I won't attempt one.

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    Re: Arctos Elite

    Congratulations! I have a small, square Arctos Elite somewhere with a (round) ETA 810 movement. So, the ETA calibres seem to have been used more generally.

    Hartmut Richter

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    Re: Arctos Elite

    I've never seen an Arctose before. Good work horse
    movement in this one, well done.

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