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Date/Report Number …..011313.FN21HY.04 Item 1949-1952 DAMAS Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A RARE LUXURY TRAMELAN RADIUM
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Description of item: 1949-1952 DAMAS Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A RARE LUXURY TRAMELAN RADIUM ROSE GOLD ROMAN NUMERAL SWEEP SECONDS WRIST WATCH 31mm x 38mm W/O CROWN

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $695.00


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1949-1952
DAMAS
Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

RARE LUXURY
TRAMELAN
RADIUM
ROSE GOLD
ROMAN NUMERAL
SWEEP SECONDS
WRIST WATCH

31mm x 38mm
W/O CROWN

WITH

HAND MADE
DARK HAVANA
TURNED EDGES
HAND MADE
LIZARD STRAP

fits  7-8.5" wrist
[49.95]

WITH

DAMAS
Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A
BTC
18
17 JEWEL
SWEEPS MODIFIED
MANUAL WIND MOVEMENT

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DAMAS - Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

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Beguelin & Cie. Beguelin was a large Swiss family associated with watches since 1903. In the 1950's the name DAMAS began to appear as associated Beguelin & Cie.

In 1907's, in Tabriz, Iran, in a watch shop called RezvanFar, It was operated by a man named Samad Rezvan and his brother.  They distributed most of the famous brands with their own name branded on them -like Cuervo Y Sobrinos, the famous Cuban watchmaker, T two brands were DAMAS and VAVZER. Today, it is said, that there are hundreds of vintage watches in the mid-east that have these names on them..

Both Names Are The Name:
SAMAD REZVAN IN REVERSE

SAMAD - DAMAS
REZVAN-NAVZER

SO TAKE YOUR PIC.
M DAMAS
STOOD FOR
QUALITY UNIQUENESS
AND
A SOLID REPUTATION

DAMAS IS NOW HEADQUARTERED IN Dubai, United Arab Emirates AND IS THE LEADING MIDDLE EAST JEWELER AND WATCH RETAILER AND OPERATES 290+ STORES IN 12 COUNTRIES AND IS A RETAILER FOR A LARGE PORTFOLIO OF LUXURY BRANDS

 

 WATCHES ASSOCIATED AND BRANDED WITH THE DAMAS NAME ARE ARE UNIQUE TIME PIECES SUCH AS THIS M DAMAS BRANDED TRAMELAN WATCH.

 

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THIS PARTICULAR WATCH HAS
Tramelan, Beguelin & Cie, AND Damas
ON CASE AND MOVEMENT.

Beguelin, Ch. Ed. & J of Tramelan, Switzerland.

Beguelin started his company in 1903-1908.

In 1920 Beguelin & Cie.
1923 Beguelin-Tramelan.
1924 Tramelan Watch Co. SA.
1925 Beguelin and Tramelan were both listed separately.
1949 Beguelin & Cie. Des Monters Damas et Tramelan Watch Co.
1951 Beguelin & Cie SA. Damas.
1966 Damas, Beguelin & Co. SA.
1974 Beguelin

 

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BEGUELIN & CO. S.A.
MANUFACTURE DES MONTRES
"DAMAS" ET "TRAMELAN WATCH CO.
Trademark

Filing Date
1947-12-13
Registration Date

1948-11-16

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THIS

DAMAS
WRIST WATCH

HAS ITS ORIGINAL
STUNNING DIAL

SIGNED

WATERPROOF
DAMAS
SHOCKRESISTANT
ANTIMAGNETIC
17 JEWELS

IN ROSE GOLD METALLIC FINISH

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THE ROMAN NUMERALS
AND
HANDS HAVE BEEN RE-ILLUMINATED

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THE CASE REQUIRED TWO HOURS TO RESTORE
NOTE THE ROSE GOLD CHAPTER RING
OUTER MARKERS
OUTLINED NUMERALS
AND
RED SWEEP SECONDS
AND
WHAT A REALLY AWESOME  CHAPTER RING
IN METALLIC ROSE GOLD FINISH

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WITHOUT A DOUBT
IT FITS BOTH MEN AND WOMAN

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THE CASE IS STUNNING
THE CASE BACK IS A SCREW DOWN

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RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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RE-ILLUMINATED
WITH
AF-LUMINOVA
HIGH-PERFORMANCE
PHOSPHORESCENT PIGMENT

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NOW
OF ALL THE STRAPS
THIS ONE IS ANOTHER SUPER NICE COLLECTORS STRAP
THIS LIZARD IS NOT CHEAP
HAND MADE
TURNED EDGES
IT HAS FANTASTIC GRAINING!
MATCHES THE PERIOD
ESPECIALLY THE COLOR
DARK HAVANA
[AS IN CUBA]

AT THE TIME
THE SECOND [ AFTER PARIS ] MOST POPULAR CITY IN THE WORLD.
IT WAS THE SECOND STOP BEFORE ANY OTHER CITY
FOR THE WEALTHY AND PROMINENT

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HAND PICKED
HAND MADE
TURNED EDGES

REMEMBER THE OLD
ALLIGATOR BAGS?
THE BAGS WITH THE ALLIGATOR HEAD?
MANY OF THOSE EXTREMELY EXPENSIVE
BAGS WERE MADE IN CUBA!

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THE QUALITY OF THIS STRAP HAS NO BETTER
LOOK AT IT!
WHEN YOU WEAR THIS BEAUTY PEOPLE WILL STOP YOU AND ASK
WHERE DID YOU GET THAT WATCH FROM!

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IF YOU DESIRE A LESS COSTLY STRAP
LET US KNOW


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ENTIRE WATCH WAS OVERHAULED
TO INSURE THAT PARTS WORN WOULD BE REPLACED
AND
THE CASE RESTORED
AND
DIAL RE-ILLUMINATED
AND
A NEW PLEXIGLAS CRYSTAL

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LOOKS LIKE SEVERAL
ROLEX
WATCHES ROCK IS CURRENTLY RESTORING
FROM THE 1940'
SAME SIZE AND LOOK!

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THE DIAL HAS SOME MARS.
HARDLY NOTICEABLE
AS YOU CAN SEE

THIS IS A COLLECTORS DIAL
ONE DOES NOT RESTORE A DIAL LIKE THIS

ONLY THE RADIUM WAS REMOVED
AND
AF LUMINOVA
SLIGHTLY COLORED
!!!!!TO LOOK LIKE RADIUM!!!!!

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THE SEVERAL SCRATCHES WERE LEFT SO AS NOT TO
REMOVE TO MUCH STEEL
AND
POSSIBLY THE NAME AND SERIALS

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DAMAS - Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

NOTE BOTH INTERIOR CASE BACK
AND
MOVEMENT
WERE ALSO HAND INSCRIBED BY
DAMAS

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DAMAS - Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

SIGNED
BTC
18

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DAMAS - Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

DAMAS
Ch. Ed & J BEGUELIN & Co S.A

17 JEWEL
BALANCE SHOCK ABSORBER
HACKED SWEEPS SECONDS
SIGNED DAMAS

Features
manual wind
sweep second

Data
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 43h

 

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME
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