Louis Super Automatic cal. 1700/01 (Twisted Lugs)


***As featured on GEAR PATROL***

Brand: Louis

Model: Super Automatic (RARE); Swiss Made circa early 1960s

Case: Solid stainless steel anti-magnetic case with screw-down back and twisted lugs is approximately 34mm excluding the original unsigned winding crown

Strap: 18mm thin black genuine calfskin strap with polished stainless steel tang buckle

Movement: A. Schild cal. 1700/01 self-winding automatic movement (17 jewels) with center sweeping-seconds hand; 18,000 BPH; Swiss Made

Features: Stunning original textured metallic silver dial with glossy black outer track, beveled hour markers, red "Super Automatic" text, and Radium lume plots; original Radium hands; solid stainless steel anti-magnetic case with unique "twisted" lug design; domed acrylic crystal

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with minor honest wear consistent with age and light use; sharp solid stainless steel case with twisted lugs and original bevels; screw-down caseback remains clearly legible; incredible original textured metallic silver dial with all Radium lume plots present and in tact; original Radium hands with all luminous material present and in tact

Other: Here at watchsteez.com, we don't discriminate on brand name or price point - This rare and unassuming Louis Super Automatic is a perfect example of our "less is more" philosophy. It looks deadly with a bespoke suit or equally as stylish with a plain t-shirt and jeans, commanding just enough attention without going over the top. The unique textured metallic silver dial with glossy black outer track is without a doubt the most attractive element of this watch, especially with the subtle line of red "Super Automatic" text. The dial changes tones depending on the lighting condition and the stainless steel case with twisted lugs wears extremely well on the wrist.

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