Eterna “Eterna-Matic” watch with black dial from 1953
Case: 35 mm (excluding the original crown) all stainless steel. Screw on stainless steel caseback with case number engraved “3791880” outside”. Inside of has Eterna markings. Eterna signed Crown.
Movement: Eterna 1416U authomatic winding,17 jewels. Movement number “3930406” indicates manufacture 1953 according to Zenith´s list of production dates from movement type and numbers.
Bracelet/ Strap: Unused Letaher strap with reptile pattern in beige/tancolor. 18 mm between lugs. stainless steel generic buckle.
Features: Matte black dial with printed Arabic numerals and index in yellow gold with Radium/Tritium lume above, drilled lugs, screw-on case back, Radium lume golden dauphine hands and gold center second hand. Golden Eterna-Matic as well as Swizz printed text.
Condition: In overall well used condition. The dial still in very good condition,no damage at all. Acrylic crystal with small scratches. The case is very good just have some minor scratches and dings from use. The movement runs very well & keeps time no service history though. Very nice watch!
Note: This watch was photographed with high-intensity flash lighting. Which brings out micro/superficial scratches that will not be as visible under natural lighting.