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Date/Report Number …..111911.FN61Y0.04 Item:  RARE VINTAGE 1977 GOLD PLATED GERMAN MADE BENRUS GEOMETRIC with GERMAN PUW   HIBEAT  AUTOMATIC QUICK SET MOVEMENT
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Description of item: RARE VINTAGE 1977 GOLD PLATED GERMAN MADE BENRUS GEOMETRIC with GERMAN PUW [Pforzheimer Uhrenwerke] HIBEAT [21600 A/h] 25 JEWEL AUTOMATIC QUICK SET MOVEMENT CONDITION IS MINT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $ 699.00


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VINTAGE
1977
GOLD PLATED
GERMAN MADE
BENRUS
GEOMETRIC
with
GERMAN
PUW
[Pforzheimer Uhrenwerke]
HIBEAT
[21600 A/h]
25 JEWEL
AUTOMATIC
QUICK SET
MOVEMENT

German manufacturer Pforzheimer Uhrenwerke [PUW] in the black forest region was a major producer of ebauches and finished watches beginning in 1934. During the war they were involved in war production, producing top quality Deck watches. After the war, puw continued to produce ebauches. By the 1970's, PUW built watches for export to the USA with support of the US Government who viewed Germany as our greatest Ali against Russia. Benrus with ties to the US Military for 20 years, allowed PUW to produce watches Branded with BENRUS. So, this offer is for a 100% German designed and made wrist watch and movement. 

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36 x 41
mm
W/O CROWN
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WITH

TOP OF THE LINE
LEATHER
CROCODILE GRAIN
WRIST STRAP

AND

FREE PROFESSIONAL ONLINE APPRAISAL

AND

FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

WITH

15.00 USA DOUBLE BOXED TWO DAY AIR WITH
INSURANCE AND SIGNATUR SHIPPING

20.00  DISCOUNTED INTERNATIONAL
REGISTERED INSURED W/SIGNATURE

FREE USA
800 438 6894
TOLL FREE SUPPORT

INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT
+17708311257

TUES-SAT

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ABOVE IS THIS GERMAN BENRUS
BEFORE THE ROCK & ROLL RESTORATION

NOTICE THE CORNERS, SCRATCHES
AROUND THE SCREWS THE CASE BACK
THE DIAL EDGES & INNER WALL
AND THE CRYSTAL CRACKS UPPER RIGHT
THE BRASS CROWN WHICH WAS CHROME PLATED
TO MATCH THE ONCE CHROME PLATED
SCREWS ON CASE TOP HAD LOST TS PLATE

SELLERS STATEMENT
The textured dial shows some discoloration.

The crystal has deep crack and should be replaced.
The case gold loss on edges.

It has 4 screws on the bezel but I cannot open it.

 

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ORIGINAL RAISED CROSSED LINEN DIAL
CLEANED TO ORIGINAL MINT CONDITION

FEATURING
A RAISED CROSS LINEN DIAL
IN MINT ORIGINAL CONDITION

STUNNING GOLD STICK MARKERS
GOLD STICK HANDS
OUTLINED DATE WINDOW AT 3

WITH

BLACK SECONDS HASHED OUTER RING

SIGNED
BENRUS
AUTOMATIC
25 JEWELS

 


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THIS BENRUS IS
SUPER SPECIAL & RARE

ROCK COMPLETELY RESTORED THIS CASE
ALL CORNERS WERE SANDED FILED AND SMOOTHED
THE SCREWS WERE REMOVED CLEANED  &  LEFT
AS THEY WERE TO KEEP THE VINTAGE LOOK

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GERMAN
QUALITY DESIGN

WONDERFUL GEOMETRICS
HEAVY SOLID BRASS BASE
24 KARAT GOLD
OVER
COPPER
WITH
BRASS DRESS SCREWS

THIS CASE WAS ORIGINALLY COPPER
OVER BRASS WITH 22 KARAT PLATING
ROCK ELECTRO STRIPPED THE GOLD AND COPPER
THEN HAND RESTORED THE CASE LINES AND EDGES
THEN HIGH BUFF WITH ELECTRO CLEANING
THEN COLD COPPER PLATE FOUR TIMES
THEN 24 K GOLD PLATING
WITH WASH AND REPLATE
A TOTAL OF 5 TIMES

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GERMAN
WORKMANSHIP
&
PRECISION

THE FACT IS, IN 1977 THE MULTI-FACETED DESIGN
OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CASE WAS  TRULY UNIQUE

IT IS A HEAVY YET COMFORTABLE WATCH
THE FLASH OF LIGHT ON THE ANGLES
MAKES ITS OWN ANNOUNCMENT

THE MOVEMENT IS PROTECTED
THE DIAL PERFECTLY ENCASED
AND
A SEALED GLASS CRYSTAL COMPLETES THE PICTURE

 

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THIS BENRUS IS AWESOME
IT HAS A
25 JEWEL 21600 A/h
AUTOMATIC
WITH
QUICK CHANGE DATE
[FIRST CLICK OUT OF CROWN TURNS DATE WHEEL]

36 x 41


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WE CHOSE A
BURGANDY BROWN
RICH CROCODILE GRAIN
LEATHER STRAP

THIS IS A FIRST CLASS STRAP.
WE ONLY UTILIZE THE BEST

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STEEL CASE BACK

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ACROWN ORIGINALLY MATCHED
THE CHROME PLATED BRASS SCREWS

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FANTASTIC CROCODILE GRAIN
HAND MADE LEATHER STRAP
DOUBLE MATCHING COLOR
STITCHED & PADDED

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STRAP HAS TWO SKINS
OUTER FOR SHOW WITH GRAINING
BACK SIDE SUPPLE AND SMOOTH
THREAD IS HAND DYED ON TOP TO
CROCODILE GRAIN COLOR

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ROCK KICKED BUTT RESTORING THIS CASE
HE LEFT THE SCREWS WITH THE AGED COLOR

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THIS FINISH IS AS PERFECT AS THE GERMAN FINISH IN 1977
THE FACT IS THE CASE WAS IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION
WHERE THERE WAS NO CORNER WEAR
BUT THERE WERE DENTS AND SCRATCHES
ESPECIALLY AROUND THE TOP SCREWS FROM THEIR REMOVAL
AND ACCIDENTAL SLIPPAGE.

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RETORED DOWN TO THE STEM TUBE

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THIS IS THE DIAL AFTER
COMPLETING THE FIRST WASH
[NOTE DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME LOL]
IT TOOK THREE WASHES TO
COMPLETE THE CLEANING

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LOOKING GREAT

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ORIGINAL SEAL

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SEAL IN PLACE
NEW GLASS CRYSTAL

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SIGNED

B
BENRUS
WATCH CO
GERMANY

 

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SERVICED AND RUNNING
WONDERFUL 

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German manufacturer Pforzheimer Uhrenwerke [PUW] in the black forest region was a major producer of ebauches and finished watches beginning in 1934. During the war they were involved in war production, producing top quality Deck watches. After the war, puw continued to produce ebauches. By the 1970's, PUW built watches for export to the USA with support of the US Government who viewed Germany as our greatest Ali against Russia. Benrus with ties to the US Military for 20 years, allowed PUW to produce watches Branded with BENRUS. So, this offer is for a 100% German designed and made wrist watch and movement. 

BENRUS
PUW
1663S

Features
automatic
sweep second
date: quickset

Data
11.5''', Dm= 25.6mm
H= 6.1mm
25 jewels
f = 21600 A/h
power reserve 40h

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS IN ALL MODES

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