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THOUGH GSW/MWB OPERATES AN AWESOME  BRICK AND MORTER STUDIO & GALLERY & 5 WEBSITES ON A DEDICATED SERVER WITH OVER 30,000 PICTURES OF RESTORATIONS, AND HAVE OFFERED OUR SERVICES SINCE 1989 [JOINED THE INTERNET 1992], EBAY HAS BECOME OUR EXCLUSIVE MARKETING ENTITY FOR OUR OPERATION. WE NOT ONLY SELL EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH THE BAY, WE INVEST IN DOZENS WATCHES FROM FELLOW WATCH SELLERS ON THE BAY EVERY MONTH THROUGH SEVERAL ACCOUNTS. GSW STRIVES TO ABIDE BY EBAY POLICES WHILE  PROVIDING INFORMATION TO EDUCATE AND ASSIST YOU IN MAKING A DETERMINATION ON WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST WITH GSW/MWB FOR THIS OR ANOTHER GSW VINTAGE WATCH OFFERING, AND/OR ASSIST YOUR INVESTMENT THROUGH A COMPETING SELLER.  THUS, WE HAVE PLACED THESE POP-UP LINKS TO PAGES THAT WILL ASSIST YOU WHILE MAINTAINING ADHERENCE TO EBAY POLICY.

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READY TO WEAR
SERVICED
RESTORED
OVERHAULED

LADIES
ALL STEEL

1959
CROTON
NIVADA GRENCHEN
AQUAMATIC
360 EL


WITH

CROTON SIGNED
NIVADA GRENCHEN
GOLD GILDED
SHOCK PROTECTED
BALL BEARING
AUTOMATIC

MOVEMENT

22 X 3O X 10.7 mm
W/O CROWN

AND

A RARE
VINTAGE
PIG SKIN STRAP

FITS UP TO 7
IF YOU DESIRE A DIFFERENT STRAP ASK

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Nivada/Croton

1926: Nivada was created in 1926 in Granges (Grenchen) by Jacob Schneider.eider as Wüllimann, Schneider, Nivada.

1930's Nivada was one of the first companies to manufacture automatic bumper watches and rustless steel watches [stainless steel]

1940: Launching the brand Croton for the U.S. market.Watches signed Nivada, Croton or carrying the double signature Croton and Nivada Grenchen were in all reality, the same and high quality.

1940's/1950's Nivada/Croton produced some of the most advanced cases and case styles.

1955, In the mid fifties Nivada picked up on an Antarctic rage developed from the International Geophysical Year and a subsequent Exploration Campaign of the South Pole by developing an awesome extreme condition waterproof compensamatic automatic watch called The Antarctic.  And, like Bulova would do later during the space age, Nivada gave an Antarctic Watch to each member and crew of the  American Navy who participated in the US Deep Freeze 1 Expedition in 1955-1956.

The Antarctic Watch was built to resist extreme conditions. The watches worn by the US Navy personal and others who participated in the exploration were exposed to every extreme one could imagine. From 30 plus below to hot temperatures, from dry conditions to wet, yet non failed. This fact would propel the Nivada Antarctic and many other styles and types to the top of the market..

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT ON May 15, 1956, a U.S.  A Gederal trademark registration was filed for COMPENSAMATIC by NIVADA S. A., GRENCHEN , . The USPTO has given the COMPENSAMATIC trademark serial number of 72008349.

1960's Nivada/Croton becomes leading innovator in the field of extreme condition Chronographs, Chronometers and Water Proof Dive.

1976: Jacob Schneider son Max Schneider was at the head of the company and would celebrate Nivada' 50th anniversary. The quartz watch would be the end of most mechanical watch companies. In the late 1970's, Nivada/Croton was sold. And, by the late 2000s, Nivada was sold again, this time to Omega SA -where it remains today



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THIS VINTAGE CROTON WAS ONE OF THE FIRST SMALL CALBER AUTOMATICSHOUSD IN AN ALL STEEL
WATER PROOF CASE FOR WOMAN

SIGNED

CROTON
NIVADA GRENCHEN

DIAL IS
CREME WHITE
WITH
GOLD

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AWESOME
STAINLESS STEEL
TWO PIECE CASE

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FACETED CRYSTAL

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THE
DIAL IS MINT
EXCEPTING THE "M" IN AQUAMATIC
IS SLIGHTLY BLURRED

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ALL ORIGINAL
STEEL CASE
ORIGINAL
LARGE STEEL CROWN

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CONDITION IS NEAR MINT


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ATTACHED IS AN ORIGINAL
PIG SKIN STRAP
BUT ANY SIZE 11mm


STRAP
OR
STEEL BRACELET

WILL FIT

THIS WONDERFUL
CROTON
NIVADA GRECHEN


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SIGNED
WATERPROOF
SHOCK RESISTANT
AQUAMATIC
STAINLESS STEEL

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STUNNING SOLID STEEL
WITH
SCREW BACK
LARGE DIVE CROWN
GO-THROUGH LUGS

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NOTE THE RAISED FACETED CRYSTAL

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AWESOME ORIGINAL CONDITION
LOOK AT THIS CASE


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A CLASSIC THAT WAS AHEAD OF THE TIMES
BETTER THAN 99% OF
ALL EXPENSIVE LADIES TIME PIECES
VINTAGE & NEW


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ATTACHED IS AN ORIGINAL
PIG SKIN STRAP
BUT ANY SIZE 11mm



STRAP
OR
STEEL BRACELET

WILL FIT

THIS WONDERFUL
CROTON
NIVADA GRECHEN

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ATTACHED IS AN ORIGINAL
PIG SKIN STRAP
BUT ANY SIZE 11mm



STRAP
OR
STEEL BRACELET

WILL FIT

THIS WONDERFUL
CROTON
NIVADA GRECHEN
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ATTACHED IS AN ORIGINAL
PIG SKIN STRAP
BUT ANY SIZE 11mm


STRAP
OR
STEEL BRACELET

WILL FIT

THIS WONDERFUL
CROTON
NIVADA GRECHEN

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CASE BACK IS STEEL SCREW DOWN


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GOLD GILDED
17 JEWEL
CROTON
NIVADA GRENCHEN
MODIFIED
1955
ETA

Features
automatic
sweep second

shock absorber
17 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 38h

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & KEEPS TIME
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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

C) FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

D) 475.00 PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE **APPRAISAL

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PLEASE WRITE OR CALL 800 438 6894 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS!!

 

UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE all watches offered by GSW have been SERVICED. Some required REPAIR AND RESTORATION! Normal Servicing of Mechanical Watches by an EXPERT PROFESSIONAL will run between $180.00 to 580.00, depending on the complication of the movement and that is WITHOUT parts that may be required. SERVICING means DISASSEMBLING THE ENTIRE WATCH AND MOVEMENT, CLEANING SAME, OILING, LUBING AND REASSEMBLING, timing and Sealing. RESTORATION is a separate service from SERVICING and may include CRYSTAL, DIAL, HANDS, CASE, LUGS and BAND. So, WHEN YOU VIEW VINTAGE AND CLASSIC WATCHES OFFERED BY OTHER VENDORS/DEALERS, the question is: WAS THE WATCH SERVICED?


All watches, from mechanical to quartz devices, require periodic cleaning and inspection. GSW provides both cleaning and repair services with our main specialty that of restoring and repairing classic & vintage watches. GSW has established parts accounts with the oldest watch parts houses in the world as well as a network of watch dealers and repair centers around the world. GSW also provides dial restoration services. In addition to servicing new, vintage & classic watches, we also service high grade wristwatches. Think of your watch as you would a fine automobile, it is worth maintaining as it will increase your pleasure of ownership and also enhance the resale or trade-in value. If you plan on passing your watch on to the next generation, skilled periodic maintenance will be greatly appreciated in the future. Visit our studio gallery online for info on restoring or repairing your watch and call for 50% discounts from our advertised pricing!