1940s Minerva Waterproof Chronograph "Salmon Dial"
Not many two-word combos get watch people more excited than "waterproof chronograph". The combination of utility makes for almost the perfect daily companion, which this beautiful 1940s Minerva absolutely is. Founded in 1858, the company has spent a century and a half building beautiful, complex, and practical watches that stand the test of time.
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The stainless steel case measures 33 millimeters with soldered wire lugs, a stepped bezel, and oval pump pushers. On paper, the size may seem on the smaller side but the thickness of the case gives it heft on the wrist while the overall design simply sings at these dimensions. This Minerva is accompanied by a single-pass nylon strap.
As if the waterproof chronograph wasn't enough for the modern lover of vintage watches, this beauty also features a stunning and sought-after salmon dial. The dial shows light and even aging, unlocking even more subtle vintage charm. The watch features beautiful blued steel Breguet style hands, giving the watch a sophistication normally lacking in sports watches.
None. The watch is functioning and keeping time, previous service history is unknown.