In Good Condition,
Was Cleaned and Serviced by Watchmaker .
Beautiful Patina on the "EXPLORER " Type Dial..
All SS case with screw back.
Case is a mans size although 29mm wide not counting crown.
On New Bund Strap...
Not many of these around especially in this conditon
Originally advertised as the "first waterproof watch" and "a watch that survived being thrown out of an airplane" both statement taken from Wittnauer sales literature.
An ALL PROOF was worn by Jimmie Mattern, a 1920-30 Adventurer who wore an allproof trying to circumnavigate the world in his plane "Century of Progress" only then crashing just outside Minsk.
Lots of internet info on the "AllProof" association with Explorers during the 30's and 40's
Great example of a Vintage Wittnauer with lots of "Explorer" Heritage..
Selling for $250 shipped in States. PayPal as Gift or funds wired, Checks or MOs..Shipped ONLY upon funds into MY Account.
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