Watch ID -- EMBE Special Antimagnetc

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    Watch ID -- EMBE Special Antimagnetc

    I found this watch, was wondering what the approximate value us. I cant seem to find anything about it. It does have a cool deco look to it. Its too small for me, but nonetheless was a cool looking watch.

    The metal is gold and the strap is a kind of black velvet.

    The back of the watch says "swiss made -- de-luxe -- antimagnetic" around a circle and then "die cast" inside the circle.


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    Quote Originally Posted by atracksler View Post

    The back of the watch says "swiss made -- de-luxe -- antimagnetic" around a circle and then "die cast" inside the circle.
    From the description of the watch it sounds like it has a cheap pin lever movement in it
    I'm a watchbreaker not a watchmaker.

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    I'd agree. It looks like it could be a watch from the far east. The display is 'direct read' or 'jump hour'.

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    Re: Watch ID -- EMBE Special Antimagnetc

    Christoph Lorenz speaks the truth on his site where hen mantions that the words 'de Luxe' appearing on a Swiss watch usually means the opposite of that. The 'de Luxe' label, the cast aluminium case, lack of stated jewel count and poorly laid-out direct-read dial (imitating a jump-hour), all hint at the low-grade motor driving it. Expect the very worst 1-jewel Swiss movement.

    It's more a toy than a time-piece, but stil a great fun period piece, especially with that very groovy strap.
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    Re: Watch ID -- EMBE Special Antimagnetc

    Quote Originally Posted by Chascomm View Post
    Christoph Lorenz speaks the truth on his site where hen mantions that the words 'de Luxe' appearing on a Swiss watch usually means the opposite of that. The 'de Luxe' label, the cast aluminium case, lack of stated jewel count and poorly laid-out direct-read dial (imitating a jump-hour), all hint at the low-grade motor driving it. Expect the very worst 1-jewel Swiss movement.
    I also avoid watches that say antimagnetic and unbreakable mainspring both written on the dial and diamond tooled on the caseback. Also sometimes the dial will have a number but jewels is not written next to it, this is one of the tricks the manufacturer used. example I bought a watch that said 21 and under the number it said jewelet, I opened up the watch and found a 1 Jewel movement.
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