Helbros Alarm Calendar ref. 79922 with Original Boxes

Brand: Helbros

Model: Alarm Calendar ref. 79922 with original boxes and tag; Swiss Made circa 1960s

Case: Base metal bezel with two-piece stainless steel screw-down back; case is approximately 35mm in diameter excluding the matching original winding crowns; top crown winds/sets the alarm function and bottom crown winds/sets the watch

Strap: Vintage 11/16" (~18mm) brown leather strap with matching stitching and polished tang buckle

Movement: AS cal. 1568 manual-winding movement (17 jewels) with functioning mechanical alarm and date; 18,000 BPH; Swiss Made

Features: Stunning original silver sunburst dial with raised/polished hour markers and date display at 3 o'clock; original luminous handset; functioning mechanical alarm with cool red-arrow alarm indicator hand; matching original winding crowns (top crown winds/sets the alarm function and bottom crown winds/sets the watch); domed acrylic crystal; includes original inner and outer boxes and tag

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with minor honest wear consistent with age and use; sharp case is completely unpolished with only light wear throughout; crisp stainless steel caseback remains clearly legible; very attractive original silver sunburst dial; original luminous handset with matching patina; clean domed acrylic crystal

Other: It's no secret that we love vintage mechanical alarm watches and this rare 1960s Helbros Alarm Calendar is no exception. It combines a functioning mechanical alarm with a date display at 3 o'clock to form a clean and minimal design aesthetic. The silver sunburst dial is really beautiful and the vintage brown leather strap perfectly compliments the red-arrow alarm indicator hand. While the LeCoultre Memovox and Vulcain Cricket get all the praise, other super cool and affordable alarms such as this Helbros 79922 fly quietly under the radar (but not for long). As an added bonus, this one comes with its original tag and inner and outer boxes.

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