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Vintage Enicar "Star Jewels" 17 jewel Manual Winding Gentleman's 36mm Watch

Vintage Enicar "Star Jewels" 17 jewel Manual Winding Gentleman's 36mm Watch


Stylish 36mm wide Enicar "Star Jewels" Watch dating to the late 1960's, the dial is signed with Enicar's "Around the World" logo, and the "Star Jewels" legend, the back is the usual very attractive logo - The movement has been checked, and everything has been polished , and the crystal replaced .

ENICAR did good business with many military forces all over the world during both World Wars. After W.W. II ENICAR had to focus on non-military models. Ariste Racine Jr. was ready. In 1953 a new factory and high end laboratory in nearby Oensingen was opened, where all the movements were 'ultrasonically' cleaned. A new modern method that was printed or engraved on all watches as a marketing tool. ENICAR was also able to epilamize (= avoiding oil to run on) surfaces of its movements which reduced wear and service costs and enhanced reliability. Modern production methods were introduced and sales rocketed. In the early 1950's over 70,000 movements were produced annually.

ENICAR developed interesting watches, which were sturdy and reliable. On July 16, 1954 ENICAR received its first 'Gangschein'

(certificate of accuracy) of the Neuchâtel forerunner of the COSC (Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres = Swiss Official Inspection of Chronometers; founded in 1973) for its 1010 Caliber.

  • Product Info

    Case Size: 33mm

    Case colour: Silver.

    Strap colour:Black

    Dial: 12 hour dial in black.

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