Nivada Grenchen

1970s Nivada Automatic Branca (Ref. 98216) Tiger Eye Stone Dial

Nivada Grenchen was founded in the 1920s in Grenchen, Switzerland, and was actually one of the first watch brands to manufacture automatic watches. Nivada came up with several other modern wristwatch innovations as well, creating waterproof and “rustless” watches that would stand up to the rigors of the outdoor adventures for which they were created.


Stock # NVDAB98216
Brand Nivada
Style Branca
Model 98216
Serial N/A
Size Men's
Material Gold-Plated Stainless Steel
Dial Tiger Eye Stone
Millimeters 36.5x40
Bracelet Nivada Gold-Plated Bracelet


The "like new" gold-plated tonneau-style case exhibits almost no signs of previous use and retains crisp angles and finishing throughout. The color of the gold-plating is darker which makes for a very interesting visual effect for the gold. The case retains its original Nivada-signed crown. The case retains its original faceted crystal. The original The case retains its original factory red case back protective sticker. The original Nivada gold-plated bracelet features a stretch extender in the clasp and remains virtually unworn aside from nominal aging to the plating, the bracelet exhibits no stretch and will fit up to a 7-inch wrist.


The original, funky, and beautiful tiger eye stone dial does exhibit some cracking however it blends with with the grain of the stone to be mostly unnoticeable. The original hands and the outer portion of the dial are in flawless condition.


None. The watch was recently serviced, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping. 

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