2.0129 Rotary Pocket Watch, 1960’s

£90.00

1960’s Swiss ROTARY pocket watch. Highly shined 51mm chrome plated case, with strong and elegant natural mineral crystal. The dial is original enamel, bearing the famous winged Rotary signature, and designed with large, stylish Arabic numerals. The watch houses a very reliable and robust Unitas movement with 15 jewels and the famous winged emblem engraved on the main wheel. The watch has undergone full servicing with disassembly at our Bristol workshop and comes with a 6-month warranty.

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Key Features

This 1960’s ROTARY pocket watch is a beautiful example of Swiss workmanship. The vintage aesthetic dial design is nicely contrasted with how new the watch looks.  The original enamel dial is in great condition, and the bears the famous Rotary winged logo. The chrome plated case is in prime condition and houses a robust Unitas movement.

About Rotary 

Rotary Watch es Ltd. was founded in 1895 in the Swiss town of La Chaux de Fonds, by Moise Dreyfuss, and still owned by the Dreyfuss Group to this day. The company worked uphold certain values in their workmanship, of always paying attention to detail, and special attention to customers. Due to this, the company grew quickly, and in 1925 the famous winged Rotary logo was introduced.

Rotary continues to be a successful watch manufactory, consistently working to improve and to succeed. Their style aims to blend the ‘old with the new’, and the ‘contemporary with the classic’, to create a distinctive and somehow timeless timepiece.

Servicing and Guarantee

This timepiece has been serviced with full disassembly. There is a 6-month guarantee, subject to the usage and care guidelines.

Overview

Case

  • Original, rounded case with sharp edge design on front.
  • Nickel case with chrome plating.
  • Double stainless steel caseback with perlage finishing inside.
  • Front convex, mineral crystal.
  • Large, onion shaped crown.

Dimensions:

  • Width w/o crown 51 mm.
  • Height 71.5 mm.

Dial and Hands

  • Original, white-tone enamel dial.
  • Thick, stylised black Arabic numerals.
  • “Rotary” signature with famous winged emblem.
  • Small seconds display.
  • Dark tone ‘lozenge’ style hour and minute hands.
  • Dark tone mall seconds hand.

Movement

  • Swiss-made movement.
  • Unitas 431 calibre.
  • 15 jewels.
  • Stem wind.
  • Alternative bridges cut layout.
  • Matte movement finishing.
  • Satin-brushed wheels.
  • Famous winged Rotary emblem on main wheel.

Testing Results

  • Testing duration: 2 weeks cyclic test.
  • Average timekeeping range: 10-30 sec/day.

Servicing and Guarantee

Links and Resources:

Unitas 431 Specs. 

Rotary Official Website. 

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Case material

Chrome plated, Nickel

Dial tone

Beige/White/Silver

Origin

Swiss

Size grade

50 mm and more