Case: 35mm (37mm w/crown), case seems to be 20 micron yellow gold plated. Dial: Silvery white now with a light, even champagne patina.
Marked "THORESEN Recipro-Register 17 Jewels Anti-Magnetic". Signed, Landeron 48 17J Chronograph, Manual wind, 41 hour reserve. Band: 16mm genuine leather brown band, Alligator grain, silver tone pin buckle.
Signed: Signed "Thoresen" on dial; Signed "Orator" on case back, movement. >Winds smoothly, runs for several hours - not timed for accuracy.Chronograph buttons work - start, stop, reset. Watch has not been serviced - requires service to address issues: time sets only reverse - not clockwise as it should; crown unscrews when set stem is out and turned counter-clockwise; some lume missing from hands. >Yellow gold tone original case and crown are in good condition but show signs of wear/slight spots plating loss near edges. >Original dial is in very nice condition - lettering is crisp and clear. Nice even patina lends a warm champagne tint. >NOS acrylic crystal in excellent condition. New brown leather band mates beautifully with the well-styled case and dial. Please review all photos shot in various light to judge condition - they are part of the description. Please review all super-sized photos - they are part of the description. This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed.
These are the only return conditions we follow. The item "VERY NICE c1950s VINTAGE THORESEN BY ORATOR CHRONOGRAPH 17J LANDERON 48 RUNS" is in sale since Wednesday, May 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "back_in_timemachines" and is located in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.