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CARTIER "ROADSTER" STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC GMT HAND AND ORIGINAL BOX 2005
STOCK NUMBER #CARTIER500-------I have for sale a fully serviced and in nearly perfect condition genuine authentic Cartier "roadster" model and it is fully automatic with a quick set date so no need to go around and around. This is an all stainless steel case. From lug to lug this Cartier signed "Tonneau" style case is 47mm long and wide not including the original Cartier carbonchon crown it is 41mm. The crystal is sapphire and perfect not a flaw. The back of this steel screw in case is with a serial number and it reads 74782xxx and the case reference number is 2722. Notice there is a G.M.T hand on this roadster Cartier and yes the dial is factory original never altered nor touched including the hands and case. The movement is in pristine running condition and it is well serviced. this is a Cartier caliber ETA factory 2893-2 with 21 clean and inspected jewels. There is a Cartier box that is included. The band is leather and signed on the leather band and fold over clasp. This is a sterilized band and it is better than 90% condition. The era for this gem is mid 2000 and does keep great time.
3500.00 WIRE TRANSFER ONLY PLEASE
IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN 18 KARAT GOLD AUTOMATIC AND SERVICED 1961
STOCK NUMBER#IWC120-------- As you can see this is an original factory fresh dial from the International Watch factory. This is a solid 18 karat gold signed "I.W.C." case and with no personal engravings at all to be found. The hands are IWC original and light up well at night. Please notice the crown has the IWC "fish" logo as it is original to this 18 karat gold automatic I.W.C Schaffhausen model wrist watch. From lug to lug this 18 karat solid gold IWC Schaffhausen is 43mm long and wide not including the Fish I.W.C crown it is 35mm. The case serial number is on this 18 karat gold snap in back reads 1,644,958. The movement is in perfect order as it has been fully serviced to the hilt with never a short cut taken. This is a wonderful automatic caliber C.853 with 21 clean and inspected jewels. The serial number for this I.W.C Schaffhausen is 1.672,330 and this serial number tells me it is from the year 1961 and again well maintained indeed. The band is genuine Alligator and never worn new old stock and expensive as such a rare wrist watch deserves the best. All original will this piece come to you in and well serviced as mentioned.
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VACHERON & CONSTANTIN 18 KARAT SOLID GOLD CASE WELL SERVICED ALL ORIGINAL MID 1940'S
STOCK NUMBER#VC40--------I have for sale a fully serviced genuine Vacheron Constantin Swiss wrist watch in a solid 18 karat gold signed case. Notice the beautiful tear drop lugs. From lug to lug this Vacheron signed case is 38mm long and wide not including the crown it is 32mm. The dial is extra clean and the crystal is flawless. The back of this 18 karat Vacheron signed case is with a serial number and it is 326,345 and it is a snap in piece with no personal engravings. The movement is perfect and keeps amazing time. This is a manual wind Vacheron & Constantin signed movement and it is a caliber 466-/3B and there are 17 clean and inspected Ruby jewels. On the barrel bridge it reads "adjusted to temperature". This is a stunning Vacheron elegant size wrist watch and again well serviced and authentic. The band is 18mm in width never worn not a bend and genuine Lizard.
3850.00 USD-----------------> VERIFIED PAYPAL PLEASE
TISSOT GENUINE FACTORY "BULLS HEAD" CHRONOGRAPH RARE FIBREGLASS SIGNED CASE AND SERVICED! 1973
STOCK NUMBER # TI350------This is an amazing find indeed. I have for sale a well serviced and well maintained Tissot signed Chronograph and it is a genuine Bulls head model with a high grade minty chronograph movement signed Tissot and made for Tissot by the Lemania Swiss factory. Thi is a signed ultra light fibreglass Tissot case and it is factory correct and original. The crystal is factory original and buffed to perfection as it needed to be original for this piece so I worked on it and worked on it until it is extra clear and polished in the most proper fashion. The dial is perfect and the hands are factory Tissot for this model and original. The bezel insert rotates bi directional and slips easily as it has been greased properly. The band is leather and crisp new not a bend to be found. This is a Tissot signed double register chronograph movement and it is a caliber 872 and again made by the Lemania factory for Tissot. The serial number for this beauty is 2,506,xxx. From top to bottom this Tissot is 38mm and cross it is 38mm. I must say I have never seen such a clean movement and odd ball piece in a long time. It is well serviced and keeps great time. Produced in 1973 and the case reference number is 40754.
XMEN THREE THANKS FROM FOX STUDIOS
As we have said we supply and work with many many studios in and around the globe, This is only one film out of dozens and dozens we have worked with to supply and for actors and actresses with vintage or period time pieces for the era they are shooting. A big shout out to Denis, Mr Jackman and all the other people that made me feel welcome and to Fox studios for a class act!!
Darryl A Lesser C.W.
WESTBURY ROSE GOLD FILLED VALJOUX 72C 3X CHRONOGRAPH DAY, DATE, MONTH AND SERVICED A BEAUTY!!!!! 1955
STOCK NUMBER # WEST51-------Wow wow OH WOW! a genuine factory dial Westbury triple chronograph day, date, month and it is in amazing condition with a stunning Westbury crushed velvet box!. Thi sis a rose gold filled case with a stainless steel snap in stainless steel back and please notice how clean this case is with no personal engravings at all to be found. From lug to lug this Swiss made Westbury is 45mm long and wide not including the crown it is 36mm. The hands are original and the dial is in awesome condition and signed "Swiss" under the 6 position. The sweep hands starts, stops and fly's back perfectly to 12 pm with a click of a button. The day flips over at 12 pm sharp as well as the date. On the opposite side of the crown at the 8:30 and 10 O'clock position there are to little buttons and when pushed the 8:30 button on the side of the case moves the original red arrow day hand one day and when you push the little button at the 10 position at the side of this rose gold filled case the month turns over perfectly to the next month. This is a Valjoux 72C movement for the Westbury Swiss watch company which may not mean much to most people but the Valjoux 72C was used in the Rolex reference case 6036 and if this movement was signed Rolex it would be worth 100's of thousands but it is signed Westbury (same quality as the Rolex same movement!) and lol as you see the price is in this world not the next!. There are 17 clean and inspected jewels to this Valjoux 72C movement and indeed it is serviced and cleaned the proper way with never a short cut taken. The era for this Westbury is mid 1950's and runs like day one as a serviced complicated watch should. The band is 18mm in width never worn. This is a classic piece for any gentleman to wear or for investment as this is a rare bird and clean. with a Westbury crushed velvet box, this piece should be snapped up and tucked away for Xmas as it is that special not a sales ploy here or gimmick but the truth!
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MINT NEW OLD STOCK NEVER TOUCHED TRIPLE CHRONOGRAPH DAY AND DATE AUTOMATIC VALJOUX 7750 2009
STOCK NUMBER #VAL1--------Wow here is the "Rabbit out of the hat!". This is pre retail in the original package straight for the ETA Swatch group (Valjoux) factory. This Valjoux 7750 movement was only opened a few days ago and let me tell you it keeps chronometer time indeed. This is a 7750 Valjoux movement triple automatic chronograph with a quick change day and date so no need to go around and around. The case is mint not a flaw not a scratch with sapphire crystals back and front out of the factory wrapper and the dial as well. The hands are original and mint never touched. The chronograph pushes are mint new old stock and original tot his case. The winding crown is a screw down piece. Even the rubber case gaskets were in original Vaseline factory envelopes. There are 25 ultra prefect and clean jewels to this Valjoux chronograph and even though this piece is direct from the ETA/Valjoux factory I examined this piece before it went on my timing machine. This is a big big case and all stainless steel. From lug to lug this piece is 50mm loooong and wide not including the screw down crown it is 40mm. The height of this monster is 12mm. The band is high grade Italian leather and 20mm in width. You cannot get newer than this and in perfect order will it come to you as we have the one year no questions asked warranty. On closing note the leather high grade band is 22mm in width never worn not a bend.
CONCORD "SARATOGA" HARDLY WORN TRIPLE CHRONOGRAPH QUICK-SET DATE BOX AND BOOKLETS A FIND INDEED! 2005
STOCK NUMBER #CONCORD50--------I have for sale an amazing time keeper by the
Concord Swiss factories. This is an all stainless steel many times signed case
with both front and back sapphire crystals Checked and verified). This is the "Saratoga" model
Please notice there are two extra links, card, box and care booklet included. I
can also tell you this triple chronograph has hardly been worn if a dozens
times at best. The date is a quick set so no need to go around and around. The
dial is black and mint, the hands are factory original and mint as well. The case is
brightly polished stainless steel and in 9.5 out of ten condition all over. The
head of this Swiss made Concord automatic piece is 47mm long and wide not
including the signed crown and signed slide down bar over the crown it is
40mm. The height of this piece is aprox 13-14mm. The case reference number is
14.h7.1892, The case serial number is 1,310,261 as well the case reads "5
ATU (very well water proof) , Water resistant". The movement is fully automatic
and the oscillating weight is signed Concord for sure as the scan shows you.
This movement has been serviced and on my Witschi timing machine shows an utmost
top performance. This automatic Concord movement is a caliber 2894-2 with 37
ultra perfect and inspected jewels. The bracelet is signed as the scans show you
and there are 2 extra links as mentioned before. On this Concord "Saratoga"
model band there are 12 links and this is a double fold over hidden clasp. The
crown has a bar signed Concord over the top and you simply pull out the bar after the "D" and it will lift it to a
180 degree angle so you can pull out the crown
and set the quick set date and the hands to the proper time you need. A perfect
timepiece to have or for that special some one who simply deserves the best. On
a closing note the hands are ultra bright in the night.
| A lot
of people wonder why jewels are so important,
well simply if to you had a metal post going through a metal hole after a few years or so the hole would wear out and become a bit oval which will affect the watch, if you put a jewel in this hole with a bit of high grade oil and put a metal post into the hole it will keep it's shape forever!
WORLD HALLMARKS BY WILLIAM B. WHETSTONE AND ASSOCIATES 2ND EDITION ULTRA IMPORTANT FOR THE COLLECTOR A MUST!!!!!!!
STOCK NUMBER #BOOK------As a general rule I never give out free advertising on my pages unless it pertains information second to none for the collector or pertaining to horological items and this book fits the bill in all ways you could possible imagine. This is a hard cover book with 380 pages packed with important information with most world hallmarks from the 1700's to present date, many many countries are involved and it took five years to complete. I have know Bill Whetstone since god only knows when lol !. From beginning to end it was his passion and here it is. If you have a hallmark it is in this book and can guide you to proper information that you will NOT find anywhere else. The price is 250.00 USD and well worth it as far as I am concerned and as you see I bought one from Bill and I can now trace rare late 1700's and 1800's pocket watches by , the case hallmarks on the inside of the case, i.e., town marks, port of entry 3arks, sterling, gold, Assay's office stamps, year of production stamps, it's all here in this book and it is once again a must.
Many thanks to Mr Hugh Padgham record producer (U.K) to such people as David bowie, Sting, Sir Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Elton John, Peter Gabriel etc and the list will go on and on,
He had his ROXXX serviced in the UK and it came back to him in less than perfect order and the beautiful dome acrylic crystal was gone and the Watch company basically said " too bad"( by law I can't give out details). He then contacted me here at Darlor in Montreal Quebec Canada and with ease he sent his very expensive ROLXX to me and 2 weeks later Hugh had his favorite ROLXX on his wrist and the compliments we received from Mr Padgham were worth to print in hardcopy as my way of saying thank you, as he really is a special good will person. What a gentleman and a genuinely nice which goes a long way with me.
I deal with half of Hollywood, and many many movies here in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver. I have had coffees with A list actors even lunches with many many top people in the film industry and we chat about watches and very (Can't give out the names not allowed to publish) and other amazing wonderful Prop managers as well Lawyers, doctors, Accountants, Engineers, pilots, Politicians, Bus drivers, Nurses etc and even other watchmakers as sometimes it is beyond their capacities so they turn to me and I love the fact a challenge is on hand! But out of so so many people I have met and dealt with famous or not, Hugh really sticks out. Still to this day 18 years later a complete stranger sends me a vintage rare expensive ROLxx diver wrist watch and has complete faith, it amazes me and thank goodness people do send their timepieces with confidence.
Hugh was amazed it came back exactly what he wanted and thought it impossible, he had to call me right away and tell me how amazed he was but as I told Hugh this is what we do. If we can't do it right, no matter how much work goes into the piece we will not charge.
So here you have it 6500 miles, to FedEx to my lab in complete trust and like 1000's of transactions from all over the world from Boston, Los Angeles, Viet-Nam, Hong-Kong, New Zealand to Argentina we have serviced pieces from almost a every country in this world and we will continue to do so.
So in short thank all of you for the support over the last 19 years and we will continue to do our very best for all of you.
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