Gübelin Ipso Matic 18k gold dress watch
Gübelin is a renowned Swiss luxury brand with a history spanning over 160 years. Founded in 1854 by Eduard Jakob Gübelin in Lucerne, Switzerland, the company initially focused on trading and crafting gemstones. Over time, Gübelin became known for its exceptional gemstones, renowned for their quality and beauty. The brand expanded into jewelry design, incorporating exquisite craftsmanship and precious materials. Gübelin also was specialized in the middle of the 20th century, in selling high-end watches, such as Patek Philippe. This explains the occurrence of Patek Philippe wristwatches with the Gübelin retailer signature on the dial. Today, Gübelin remains a symbol of Swiss excellence and tradition in the world of fine jewelry and gemstones, offering a wide range of breathtaking creations that embody elegance and timeless beauty.
This beautifully preserved Gübelin Ipso Matic wristwatch dates back to the 1960’s. The case size is a stunning 34 mm excluding the winding crown. This creates a unique wrist presence for the wearer, which is also emphasized by the thickness of the case and heavy, high-quality screwed case back. Inside the watch runs a beautifully finished automatic calibre. The silver sunburst dial features an attractive applied Gübelin logo, which creates the ambiance of a high-quality vintage wrist watch which has lived its own story for decades. The dial is one of great quality. Look for example at the magnificently finished faceted applied hour markers in gold. There is so many to discover! To confirm the originality and honest vintage condition of this early Gübelin wristwatch, take a look at the great overal condition of this excellent collectors’ watch.