Vintage CYMA 1940s/1950s 18K Rose Gold Manual Wind
About This Watch:
CYMA produced several luxury timepieces during the 1940s and 1950s, such as this 18K Rose Gold Mechanical Wind piece. Manufactured in Tavannes, Switzerland, CYMA stood at the forefront of high-end watchmaking during this period, with elegant case and dial designs for both men and women.
The History: CYMA Watch Company was founded in 1862 by Joseph and Theodore Schwob in the mountains of Jura, Switzerland. Focusing their efforts on producing avant-garde mechanical movements, CYMA became a leader in technical innovation and helped make Neuchâtel the renowned watch-making region that it is today.
The Watch: This CYMA vintage timepiece has a 37mm 18K Rose Gold case, with an acrylic crystal. The 15-jewel manual wind movement features the Tavannes Watch Co and CYMA signatures. The dial features a small seconds sub-dial at the 6 o’clock position, with Rose Gold Arabic numerals at the 12, 3 ,and 9 o’clock positions and Rose Gold pencil-shaped hour markers, as well as Rose Gold hour and minute hands.
The Details: This Vintage CYMA 18K Rose Gold timepiece is in very good condition. The case and lugs show some minimal wear and the case back has some slight scratches, consistent with the age of this timepiece, and visible in the photographs. The dial is in excellent condition, as are the hands and hour markers. There are a few missing tritium lume plots on the dial.