Movado FB case Breguet numerals 14k yellow gold

Extraordinary 1950’s Movado manual wind dress watch executed in 14k yellow gold François Borgel case, made in Switzerland.

14k yellow gold case, made by François Borgel. The watch case shows the hand engraved initials: ‘JRN’. The heavy screwed case measures 31 mm in diameter, excluding the original FB-crown.

White colored dial with applied Breguet numerals

Manual wind in-house Movado caliber with central seconds

New old stock (unworn) vintage strap, 16 mm wide

Breguet numerals, a François Borgel case in solid 14k yellow gold, and the personal touch which the ‘JRN’ signature gives us, makes this such an attractive vintage Movado watch. That attractive François Borgel watch case has more to it then just its looks. FB was one of the most important case makers in the 1930 until the late 1950’s, while they produced the casings for among others, the infamous Patek Philippe 565, and Patek Philippe 1463 Tasti Tondi chronograph. François Borgel also lend their services for small quantities of Movado en Doxa watches, which can be seen on this watch! Furthermore, the combination with the dial design and movement quality, this little Movado watch handles like a baby Patek Philippe wristwatch from the 1940’s/ early 1950’s.

Additional note:
Every watch is sold with our own Collection Extract. The Collection Extract is an official document we add to your watch order. This certificate, or ‘extract’, states the details of the specific watch. Details as the serial number, materials used and production date are present on this document. In addition, your personal details are added to the Collection Extract, to ensure your watch belongs to you. Of course, all our watches are also delivered with an invoice and insured priority shipping.

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