Here's an unusual one for you
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    Here's an unusual one for you

    just got this in and I'm stumped, it's a GRANT the dial looks original to me and the movement is also marked Grant, I found a bit on Mikrolisk and it appears they were American but the dial is marked SWISS, just the movement I guess, the thing that drew me to this watch was the case finish, it's a blackened steel case, the finish is very durable and reminds me of a gun metal finish, anyway here are some pictures, as always any info gratefully received.

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    Oh it's a small mans watch 29mm

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    Re: Here's an unusual one for you

    GXR comes back as Grant, Emil Braude & Sons so they did import the movements themselves it seams.

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    Re: Here's an unusual one for you

    Very nice find! The movement looks like it could need a bit of cleaning . It seems to be from the AS 1002 family: bidfun-db Archive: Watch Movements: AS 1002

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    Re: Here's an unusual one for you

    A little tlc and looks like a nice one there!
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    Re: Here's an unusual one for you

    With the edge of the mainspring gear so close to the edge of the movement, I suspect it's more likely to be the smaller cousin of the AS 1002:

    bidfun-db Archive: Watch Movements: AS 984

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