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THIS OFFER IS FOR THE CANDINO ON LEFT

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READY TO WEAR
RESTORED & OVERHAULED
MINT ORIGINAL CONDITION

RARE
VINTAGE

VIETNAM ERA
1965
CANDINO
SUBMARINE
AUTOMATIC
*ILLUMINATED DIAL
DATER
800 FEET
ALL STEEL
DIVE WATCH

36 X 44
W/O CROWN

39 X 44
W/CROWN

** DEAD TRITIUM
REMOVED
REPLACED

WITH
AF-SUPER LUMINOVA


WITH


GILDED
ETA 2472
MANUAL &  AUTO WIND
25 JEWEL
SWEEP SECOND
PATENTED
DST
INCABLOC
!! ADJUSTED IN 6 POSITIONS !!

WITH

BLACK PVD COATED
FACTORY BEAD FINISHED
FOLD-OVER CLASPED
STAINLESS STEEL
BRACELET

WITH

FREE ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

WITH

FREE APPRAISAL WITH INFO TO INSURE ONLINE

SHIPPING

19.00 US SUBSIDIZED DOUBLE BOXED 2 DAY AIR
PARCEL PRO INSURED WITH SIGNATURE DELIVERY!

26.00 INTERNATIONAL SUBSIDIZED REGISTERED
SHIPPING  WITH SIGNATURE AND PARCEL PRO INSURANCE 

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In 1947 by Adolf Flury-Hug   established  a watch making studio in the annex of  his family home in Herbetswil, Switzerland [a Swiss canton of Solothurn which stands today!]. 

Do to the post war devastation, it was not until Kurt Flury joined Adolf by opening a sales office in Biel-Bienne with his brother, Armin Flury, as manager in 1954 that an effort was made to produce a watch line.

In 1958  the company began producing their own watches and built a factory in Herbetswil. 80 employees.would work in the factory and the company name CANDINO WATCH CO Ltd. was chosen as the brand.

1867 Mention of a uhrenfabrik A. Flury in Herbetswil
1947 Family business of Adolf Flury Hug, Herbetswil
1953 Entry as Ad. Flury uhrenfabrik CANDINO, Herbetswil
1958 Establishment of the CANDINO WATCH CO Ltd.

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1965 SAW THE ADDITION OF THE CANDINO DIVE WATCH LINE. THOUGH NOT AS FAMOUS IN THE US AS THE ZODIAC SEA WOLF OR THE WELL KNOWN WALTHAM AND BENRUS LINES, THE CANDINO SUBMARINE AUTOMATIC WAS A VIETNAM CANDIDATE AND WAS EXTREMELY POPULAR IN EUROPE. EVENTUALLY, BOTH THE ITALIAN AND FRENCH ARMED FORCES WOULD INVEST IN CANDINO DIVE WATCHES THAT FOLLOWED THE CANDINO SUBMARINE AUTOMATIC AND THE CANDINO SUBMARINE SUPERAUTOMATIC .

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NOTE, THE CANDINO SUBMARINE AUTOMATIC HAD WHAT MAY BE THE BEST ETA GILDED AUTOMATIC WITH SHOCK PROTECTION AND 6 POSITION ADJUSTMENT

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IN 1989, under fire from the quartz RAGE, CANDINO transformed into a Corporation with a new factory in Herbetswil where Candino developed a gentleman clock with the smallest mechanical altimeter of the world., continued with their Divers watches., AND  PRODUCED QUARTZ WATCHES.

But by 1994, the quartz revolution in it's second decade had surely  destroyed most of the mechanical movement brands, Candino continued with it's divers watches and made headway with inventions such as the development of their own course "reserve system " using an  ETA 2892 base.

1997 saw Candino automatics with decentralized second hands and   date pointers, but it was not enough.

By 2002 the company was taken over by the Festina group and  Candino watches went to Quartz movements.

2013 expect to pay 400 to 900 for a New Candino Dive Watch with QUARTZ movement. !! DUH!!

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THIS IS AS CLOSE TO MINT AS CAN BE DUE TO
THE FACT THIS CANDINO SUBMARINE AUTOMATIC
WAS UTILIZED FOR 49 YEARS! SWEET AS NEW
IT HAS BEEN RESTORED WITH CARE AND
IN FACT, IS ONLY THE SECOND WE HAVE
EVER HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO INVEST
IN AND RESTORE IN 7 YEARS

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HERE WE VIEW THIS BEAUTY
DIAL WAS RE-ILLUMINATED
STEEL CASE REFINISHED
HANDS RE-ILLUMINATED

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NOTHING WAS SPARED FOR YOU
YES, HARD TIMES, THIS IS EXPENSIVE
BUT IT IS A LEAVE IT TO
A STUNNING PIECE OF HISTORY
ONE OF THE FIRST CANDINO DIVES
WE KNOW OF AND YOU WILL WEAR FOR DECADES AND LEAVE IT TO SOMEONE
WHO WILL WEAR IT OR SELL IT
FOR POSSIBLY 20 TIMES THE PRICE


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INSERT FINISH IS ORIGINAL
REVERSE TRIANGLE
15 30 AND 45 NUMERALS
SLASHES


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A SPRING WIRE RETAINER IS USED
TO ATTACH BEZEL TO CASE

LIKE IT SHOULD BE

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A LOW PROFILE TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION AN
AUTOMATIC MOVEMENT IS ENCASED IN THIS BEAUTY

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 ALL STEEL, THIS CASE REQUIRED 2 HOURS
OF FINE WORK TO REMOVE 4 +
DECADES OF BUMPS AND BRUISES
NONE WERE DEEP NOR HEAVY
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE GRADE OF STEEL!
MEASURING THE CASE TO A NEW ONE
I DOUBT IT WOULD BE OFF MORE
THAN A FEW GOOD BUFFING EPISODES.
REMARKABLE
IS WHAT THE CONDITION IS

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THIS STUNNING NON-GLARE STEEL
BRACELET WILL FIT UP TO 8 INCH WRIST

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HERE YOU SEE THE SLACK ON 7.5 WRIST
THE SLACK IS EASILY TIGHTENED
THROUGH CLASP

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ABSOLUTELY A 1965 CANDIDATE CANDINO
MADE TO WEAR TILL  2075

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36 X 44
W/O CROWN IS A WINNER

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USE ANY STRAP BRACELET OR BAND YOU LIKE
LEATHER SKINS HIDES RUBBER SILICONE NYLON
ANY ONE WILL WORK
BECAUSE THIS
CANDINO 800 FEET DIVERS WATCH
IS THE CENTER PIECE

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ROCK  DETAILED THIS CANDINO
LIKE NON OTHER

WELL, LET'S SAY
AS WELL AS OTHERS
THAT IS THE

1 PERCENTERS

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THE FINISH IS FACTORY
NON-GLARE STAINLESS
THE BLACK JUST EXPLODES
WITH

POWER
WHEN MATCHED
WITH

DIAL AND BEZEL

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LOOK AT HER!!!!!!
MINT DIAL MINT CASE
MINTY BEZEL

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AWESOME
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SHE HAS EVERY NOTE OF THE MID 60'S
DIVERS EXPLOSION

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PRETTY CLOSE TO
THAT THERE BLACK ROLEX AT TOP

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MIXING LUMINOVA

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READY TO APPLY

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I SAY.. IS THIS SUPER?
TWO DIFFERENT MIXES
HANDS ARE ALWAYS BRIGHTER

IT'S ALL ABOUT ADHESION
MEANT TO LAST
WITH MINIMAL DUSTING OFF
BUT WHAT EVER DUSTS OFF
IT IS RETAINED BY A MINUTE EDGE OF DIAL
COATED WITH SILICONE
SO IT DOES NOT MOVE INTO MOVEMENT!

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GLUE?
OIL?
SILICONE?
UV CEMENT
WHEN APPLIED TO CRYSTAL SEAT
THEN CRYSTAL PRESSED IN
THEN PLACED UNDER  $80 CURING BOX
THE SEAL IS SEALED
UV CEMENT RETAINS THE CRYSTAL TO SEAT
BUT ALLOWS THE CRYSTAL TO EXPAND OR SHRINK
UNDER ANY CONDITION

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PROPER DOMED CRYSTAL

SEATED AND SEALED

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CASE BACK HAS SEAL CHANNEL
WITH NEW SEAL

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THE CASE BACK HAS DEEP WALL
SEE THE SHINY STUFF?
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION
CASE BACK
VACUUM SEAL SILICONE

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CASE BACK IS SIMPLY WONDERFUL

THERE IS WHAT LOOKS LIKE A SPECIAL FORCES
SOLDIER WITH PACK IN A BOAT OR RIVER RAFT
WITH OUTBOARD MOVING OVER THE WATER

NON OF THE DIVER SWIMMING STUFF

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PRESSURIZED 800 FT

20 ATM
AUTOMATIC
SWISS MADE
ALL STAINLESS STEEL
SUBMARINE CASE
FULL PROOF

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READY FOR WEARING

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TRULY A CLEAN VINTAGE CANDINO

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FULL STRIP CLEAN OVERHAUL

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SILICONE PLACED ON SEAL AS WELL AS BACK
SOME IS ON LUGS

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HERE WITH OVERHAULED MOVEMENT

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SWISS MADE T- 25
HIGHEST AMOUNT OF TRITIUM

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25 JEWELS
SWISS MADE
ADJUSTED IN 6 POSITIONS

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NOTE INCABLOC SHOCK PROTECTION
GOLD OVER RED JEWEL
SAME ON OTHER SIDE

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AFTER OVERHAUL & SERVICE
NEW MAINSPRING

ETA 2472

Features
automatic
sweep second
date: set by changing 20:30-24h

ADJ 6 POS

Data
11.5''',
17/21/
25 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 42h

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CONDITION
-EXCELLENT-
WATCH WINDS SETS RUNS


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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:

C) FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

D) 989.00 PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE **APPRAISAL

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APPRAISALS ARE STORED ON A GSW DEDICATED SERVER APPRAISAL WEBSITE WHERE YOU MAY DOWN-LOAD, COPY-TO OR FORWARD TO YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY OR JEWELERS MUTUAL ONLINE 24/7


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  discounts from our advertised pricing!