Croton*** Clamshell Chronograph*** 1940's
CROTON (Nivada Grenchen) Clamshell 'Waterproof' Case Chronograph, Two Tone Radium Dial, Circa 1940's
Circa: 1940's
Reference No.: N/A
Serial: 886239

Dial: Two-tone multi scale dial with radium hour markers. Blued steel syringe hands with radium lume.

Case: 36mm, clamshell (four screw closed back), round pushers, acrylic crystal

Movement: Venus 175, Hand-wound mechanical column-wheel chronograph movement, 17 jewels

Bracelet: Stainless Steel B.O.R. (Beads of Rice, Private Eyes, made in Japan)

Condition Report: Overall excellent condition, the dial and hands are mint. The radium luminous material is original on both. The case is in overall excellent condition and unpolished.

NOTES: Due to a conflict with the brand name, all NIVADA GRENCHEN watches imported into the United States were branded as CROTON, the name of their distributor for the US at that time.