|Date/Report Number ..030711.PM811Y0.RT7 Item: ERNEST BOREL NEUCHATEL 21 JEWEL SEA GEM ROYAL|
|Description of item: VINTAGE SIGNED 9
TIMES (INCLUDING THREE ERNEST BOREL CORPORATE LOGOS) ALL STAINLESS STEEL
ERNEST BOREL NEUCHATEL 21 JEWEL SEA GEM ROYAL WITH ORIGINAL ALL STAINLESS SIGNED SEA GEM ROYAL STAINLESS STEEL SPRING LOADED BRACELET WITH CLASP STAINLESS STEEL SCREW DOWN CASE BACK SIGNED (#7)
STEEL SEA GEM SWISS ERNEST BOREL CORPORATE LOGO INCABLOC 367199F 348500 MOVEMENT SIGNED (#9) ERNEST BOREL 21 JEWELS SWISS MADE CALIBRE FF 28 1950 Arsa Pat Swiss 21 Jewels Incabloc Features Manual wind Sweep second Fonto regulator Movable stud carrier Adjustustable regulator pin-width Data 10.5''', Dm= 23.3mm H= 4.9mm 21 jewels f = 18000 A/h power reserve 40h .CONDITION IS EXCELLENT
Estimated Retail Replacement Value $ 599.00
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Ernest Borel was a watch manufacturer founded in 1856 in Neuchatel, Switzerland & run by the Borel family until 1975 when the 'Quartz crisis' affected the entire Swiss watchmaking industry & Ernest Borel was sold to the Synchron Group which consists of Cyma and Doxa.c
Ernest Borel won the 1866 Neuchatel observatory timing accuracy competition., the "Premium Award" in Philadelphia, USA, and the only "Precious Premium Award" given to the Swiss watch and clock industry in Paris that year.
Ernest Borel competed with brands such as Enicar, Oris, Titoni and Sandoz. The prices of their watches ranged from the low hundreds of USD up to the mid thousands of USD.
The Ernest Borel corporate logo of a dancing couple in 19th-century  dress was intended to reflect elegance, tradition and an inspiration of romance. However, this traditional logo was seen as being old-fashioned by the 20th century .
TODAY relatives of Ernest Borel continue to effect the watch industry in positive ways. Jules Borel and Otto Frei-Borel Watch Parts Companies are two of the largest and oldest watch parts companies in the USA!
Thus, this signed 9 times, All Steel, 1950, 21 Jewel Sea Gem Royal, with several genuine Ernest Borel Corporate Logos, is considered to be a Rare, Top End, Example of this Centuries Famous Families Works.