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17 jewel quality Swiss made movement is running strong and keeping good time. Meyer Jewelers has been for many years one of the finest respected jewelry stores in the Michigan market. When large jewelers order enough from cretin watch manufactures they will put your company name on the watch like this one. The dial says "Meyer Lifetime, Incabloc, Antimagnetic, Unbreakable main spring". This pretty much says it all on the face so impressible to the customer. This watch has a good quality Swiss made movement that says Harper Watch Co. Swiss. Inside the case back it says Swiss Movement. On the outside of the case back it says, Shock Resistant, Water Proof, Base Metal Bezel, Stainless Steel Back. Fine wide yellow gold bezel. I think this watch was made in the 1950's and it measures 35 mm side to side and 38 mm lug end to Lug end.
17 jewel cal. DM 4F1 Swiss made movement is running strong and keeping good time. Original white dial has yellow gold markers and gold hands. Case is Florentine top gold plated with 10 k yellow gold filled back that has initials and date 1964. Case measures 25 mm side to side and 35 mm lug end to lug end. Winding crown is marked Benrus. New brown leather band measures 16 mm where it attaches to this case. Case back shows some wear on the corners but not bad enough to effect the running of this watch. Cir. 1960's.
15 jewel Cal. 10BT manual wind movement that has been serviced so it is running strong and keeping good time. Fine silver dial has yellow raised gold numbers and gold plated hands. The case is fancy gold filled top with stainless steel back. New 17 mm brown leather band. Case measures 25.5 mm side to side and 23 mm lug end to lug end. Case back is marked L-2 so this watch was made in 1952.
17 jewel Swiss manual wind movement is running strong and keeping good time. Original silver dial has raised yellow gold numbers and gold hands. The fancy case is base metal top with stainless steel back. Case measures 25 mm side to side and 36 mm lug end to lug end. Band is genuine lizard and measures 16 mm where it attaches to this case. Cir. 1950's.
Here is some history I found on the internet.
Gotham was a brand owned by Ollendorf Watch Co, New York, since 1868. Most, if not all, Gotham watches used Swiss movements; some cased up in the US, others imported complete. In the early post-war period, Gotham introduced the Gothamatic with bumper-type auto-winding, possibly a Schild calibre as their hand-winders apparently were. So they weren't cheap rubbish by any means, but not exactly high-grade either.
7 jewel manual wind movement has just been serviced and it running strong and keeping good time. This movement is marked “Helbros Watch Co., 7 Seven Jewels, France, Unadjusted”. Case is stainless steel with screw back that says "Antimagnetic, Waterproof, Shock Resistant and Stainless Steel Back". Original silver dial with date at 3. Silver hands with luminous centers. Measures 34 mm side to side and 40 mm lug end to lug end. Genuine new brown leather band that measures 18mm where it attaches to this watch.
This is new in the box with all tags and papers. This is chronograph with date and Tachometer and other registers. This is a large watch but not real heavy, it measures 43.5 mm side to side not counting the pushers or crown and 50 mm lug end to lug end 11 mm thick. The original band with AV -8 buckle measures 22 mm where it attaches this is quartz battery watch that keeps great time. I think this is a current model.