|Date/Report Number ..051506.T7RR Item: 1955 MILITARY CLEBAR BY ZODIAC MILITARY WATCH WITH BROAD ARROW|
|Description of item: VINTAGE 1955 MILITARY CLEBAR BY
ZODIAC WITH WHITE DIAL AND RELUM HANDS AND NUMERALS RAISED BLACK OUTLINED NUMBERS
CHAPTER RING WITH 5 - 60 SECOND NUMBERS SIGNED CLEBAR BROAD ARROW SWISS 3 STAR
ALL STEEL TRIPLE STAR MILITARY CASE CASE BACK SIGNED TRIPLE STAR
AUTOMATIC CASED AND TIMED BY PRECISION WATCHCRAFTSMEN ANTIMAGNETIC ALL STAINLESS STEEL
WATER RESISTANT SHOCK RESISTANT CASE IS 99% AND A SINGLE PIECE STEEL LUGS/BEZEL
STAINLESS STEEL SCREW BACK NEW CRYSTAL ORIGINAL STEEL CROWN . MOVEMENT IS A signed ZODIAC 1363 [A. SCHILD] 17 JEWEL
AUTOMATIC MOVEMENT ca. 1955 Features automatic sweep second Data 11.5''', Dm= 25.6mm H= 5.7mm 17 jewels f = 18000 A/h power reserve 43h 32 x 41 mm W/O CROWN. ATTACHED IS A G-18 NATO STYLE MILITARY GREEN NYLON STRAP WITH KEEPERS. WATCH CONDITION IS EXCELLENT.
Estimated Retail Replacement Value $770.00
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ZODIAC SA, Le Locle, Neuchatel, Geneve
Clebar watches were manufactured in Le Locle by Zodiac.
The brand was first used in September of 1925, but was not registered until 1948.
The main product line of the brand originated with stop watches and rally timers.
The brand eventually introduced wrist watches and specialized in chronographs, although it did produce a few models that were not chrono.
The company exhibited selfwinding watches IN Basle in 1949 and 1950.
Zodiac was listed by Quick Fit in 1952 as an American import using movements by ETA, A. SCHILD, LIENGME, and FONT.
Zodiac/Clebar watches were distributed by Edward Trauner Corp.