Still full with emotions and don't know exactly why I am writing here. Maybe its the obsession, which not many people out of WUS would understand. Safe heaven WUS
Otherwise why should a person buy an 80 year old watch while having the options to buy a luxury brand watch with that price tag.Was in touch with the seller, found out he is friendly and knows what he is selling. The case is in 9 ct gold and movement looks fine.An AD for other brands but a watch enthusiast himself, serviced and fully functioning and adds a 6 months warranty with return options. That made me confide in him and we made the
Ladies and Gentlemen, the first mass production self winding watch: Harwood, the latest addition to my vintage watch collection:
What I know about this vintage watch is except general knowledge, referring to Dr. Ranfft's pink pages is when John Harwood came from Isle of Man to Swiss to realize his project and patented it in 1923. A.Schild ( AS ) helped with the movement and Fortis with casing in the prototype. First mass production with 14,000 pieces were made by Harwoods patent,AS and Blancpain joint venture. Would appreciate your knowledge and feedback also on this timepiece.
So now having the Glycine Meylan Automatic and this Harwood,as first automatics, next stop I guess is that first Water Resistant Oyster Rolex.
Still can't believe in what a drainage I am happily :)
If you want to give it a read and see the pics of the Meylan Caliber ( https://forums.watchuseek.com/f18/gly...-a-750094.html )