Caravelle Day-Date Automatic for Wynn's Racing circa 1971


***As featured on GEAR PATROL***

Brand: Caravelle, a division of Bulova Watch Co.

Model: Day-Date Automatic for Wynn's Racing (Blue Dial); RARE; Swiss Made; N1 date code = 1971

Case: Solid stainless steel case with 'fluted" bezel and screw-down back is approximately 36mm excluding the original signed "C" winding crown

Bracelet: Rare original 20mm stainless steel Caravelle "Oyster" style bracelet with signed fold-over clasp and removeable links

Movement: Caravelle cal. 11 UKACB (base AS cal. 1916) self-winding automatic movement (17 jewels) with day-date display; quick-set date via pushing in the crown; 21,600 BPH; Swiss Made

Features: Stunning original matte blue dial with colorful Wynn's Racing logo and dual-color day-date display; original Tritium hands; original bright orange center sweeping-seconds hand; Swiss automatic movement with quick-set date; 36mm stainless steel case with "fluted" bezel and domed acrylic crystal; rare original Caravelle bracelet

Condition: Very nice original condition overall with minor honest wear consistent with age and use; sharp solid stainless steel case appears to be unpolished with sharp bevels and the original sunburst finishes in tact; crisp screw-down caseback remains clearly legible; excellent original "fluted" bezel; incredible original matte blue dial with vibrant Wynn's Racing logo and all Tritium lume plots in tact and aged to an attractive yellow hue; original Tritium hands with all luminous material in tact; beautiful original bright orange sweeping-seconds hand; clean domed acrylic crystal

Other: With over 80 years of automotive history dating back to 1939, Wynn's USA still offers a vast array of products designed specifically to maximize vehicle performance. The Wynn's Racing team ran in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Series in 2019 and you'll recognize their colorful logo on the cars. This cool 1971 Caravelle Day-Date automatic watch features the same Wynn's logo on its vibrant matte blue dial. The whole watch screams 1970s from the cushion case with shiny "fluted" bezel and domed acylic crystal to the bright orange sweeping-seconds hand. The rare 20mm Caravelle "Oyster" style bracelet completes an overall sporty look that could also be dressed up.

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