1970s Wyler Dynawind (Ref. 8181-1168)

In 1924, Paul Wyler founded the Wyler Watch Company in Basel, Switzerland. Wyler began to create his first 16 and 19-line precision movements in 1923. What was so special about his watches was the Incaflex balance wheel, which was rather innovative at the time. The Incaflex balance wheel is shielded along its diameter by curved, elastic arms, which were designed to absorb shocks to the balance wheel as a means of protection. In addition to producing his own calibers, Paul also modified the movements of other major producers, then sold these improved movements to other watch companies. In 1956, the already respected Wyler name gained some serious public notoriety when they intentionally dropped two of their watches off of the Eiffel Tower. The watch world and consumers alike marveled at the watches which continued to function after the drop.


Stock # WLRDW
Brand Wyler
Style Dynawind
Model 8181-1168
Serial N/A 
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Black
Millimeters 35
Bracelet 2pc Rubber Tropic Strap



This lightly polished case remains strong, symmetrical, and exhibits minimal signs of wear. The case retains its original crown. The case back retains its factory markings. Comes supplied on a two-piece rubber tropic strap. 


The black dial is in excellent condition, showing almost no signs of age. All font on the dial is bright white and legible, showing no signs of age. The luminous material on the marker and hands is beginning to develop a warm patina and does not reveal any degradation under U.V. light inspection. All luminous material on the markers and hands is completely intact. The stainless steel hands show some signs of oxidation.


Non. The watch is keeping time, previous service history is unknown.