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Cadola Glucydur Diver

Cadola Glucydur Diver

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Brand: Cadola
Typology: Vintage diver watch
Year: 1960
Cadola was manufactured in SA Neuchatel Froidevaux was the owner and made some extremely well made and high end watches, including a small range of top end period divers watches.
The name "Glucydur" on the dial refers to Glucydur is the trade name of a metal alloy with a low coefficient of thermal expansion, used for making balance wheels and other parts of mechanical watches.
Glucydur is a beryllium bronze; an alloy of beryllium, copper and iron. In addition to its low coefficient of thermal expansion, its hardness (400 Brinell), nonmagnetizability, and resistance to deformation and damage .
Glucydur is also resistant to corrosion; it is rather inert chemically.
The case is a typical professional diver's patent like Monvis and many others, which includes the helium outlet valve in the crown.
The dive time bezel is made of Bakelite,like the Fifty Fathoms, and is subdued and protected by Plexiglass that stands in a cylinder shape from the bezel level.
The watch itself is from a single owner, complete with its original bracelet.
It has never been polished,restored or tampered with. It is a tool watch used in diving but has retained all its charm and quality.
The dial, as well as the lume and case are in epic conditions.
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  • General info

    • Reference:
    • Serial number: 805290/1
    • Case material: Steel
    • Glass: Plexiglass
    • Caseback: Screw-back
    • Case diameter: 37.0 mm
    • Bezel Materials: Steel - Bakelite
    • Dial color: Black
    • Dial numerals: Arabic
    • General conditions: Great conditions
    • Water resistance rate: 20 ATM
  • Band or Strap

    • Band material: Metallic bracelet
    • Lug width: 19 mm
    • Buckle type: Clasp
    • Buckle material: Steel
  • Movement

    • Calibre: ETA 2472
    • Movement type: Automatic
    • Complications: Date