Movado Tempomatic Sport FB case Calatrava

Extraordinary 1950’s Movado bumper automatic dress watch executed in a stainless-steel François Borgel case, made in Switzerland.

Stainless-steel, made by François Borgel. The heavy screwed case measures 33 mm in diameter, excluding the original FB-crown.

Original tropically patinated Calatrava-style dial. Please look closely to the highly detailed finishing of the minute track markers, which are embossed into the dial.

Bumper automatic in-house Movado caliber with central seconds. (Serviced in 01-2023 and not worn since)

Bespoke 1950’s design, hand made in Italy, 16 mm wide

A patinated dial to die for, a François Borgel case in solid stainless steel, and an overall amazing finishing, 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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