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Late 1940's Gruen Veri-Thin 10K Gold Filled Wristwatch

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A late 1940’s Gruen Veri-Thin 10K gold-filled wristwatch. A classic watch with a rich history the 430 Veri-Thin debut was in 1940 and the Wadsworth case produced between 1948 and 1949. This vintage watch is set in a 10k gold filled case and bezel with a silvered dial that has gold-tone applique Arabic numbers baton-style hands and a seconds subdial. The timepiece has a signed crown and is displayed on a gold-filled and stainless steel expansion style bracelet

Brand: Gruen
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Veri – Thin
Serial Number: 779762
Bezel Material: Gold Filled
Case Material: Gold Filled
Caseback Material: Gold Filled
Movement: 430, 17 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: Circa 1945
Markings to Inside: Cased and Timed In U.S.A. By Gruen Watch Co., Wadsworth 10K Gold Filled, 6951060
Functions: Subdial
Bracelet/Fob Material: Gold Filled, Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Expansion
Bracelet/Fob Length: 6.75"
Watchmaker Code: CINCMEW
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker.
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under Dimensions.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • All diamond and gemstone grading is done under GIA standards as the mounting permits, where gemstones are present; where mountings impede accurate measurements, (estimated) dimensions are provided. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate; where mountings impede accurate measurements, a calculated estimate is provided. Industry standard and accepted treatments for gemstones are assumed unless otherwise noted.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.


- not running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- the bezel, case and case back are 10K gold-filled.
- small seconds subdial.
- signed crown.
- the dial is refinished.
- the crystal edges are nicked and deep scratch at the 3 mark.
- top link cover is missing on the bracelet.


- lug to lug measurement is 36.00 mm.
- case to case measurement is 23.60 mm.

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