MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical
CASE DIAMETER: 34mm
Whereas today where a vast majority of brands are defined by models names, in the past companies would make timepieces not given a name such as Seamaster or Constellation that were considered simply ‘dress timepieces’.
These wristwatches came in a wide variety of styles and shapes, defined by the fashions of the period and were produced from the 1900’s till the 1960’s.
- The first meeting of the United Nations is held at Methodist Central Hall Westminster in London.
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