Waltham Bakelite Vintage Diver
A Rare and Interesting Vintage Diver Watch with Rotating Bakelite Bezel in ‘Bathyscaphe’ Style
Original, black glossy dial with radium luminous mass, silver hands with radium luminous mass
All stainless steel watch case, with two part screwdown caseback and rotating bakelite bezel
Manual wind movement, signed ‘Waltham’ calibre 72, 17 jewels
New, mid brown calf leather strap by JP Menicucci
The watch is in overall good condition. The original glossy dial shows an even patina but also a slight discolouration to a dark brown in the center right area . The hands show average oxidation. The watch case appears to be unpolished and as well as the two part caseback. The bakelite bakelite bezel rotates smoothly. The watch is in good running condition, keeping accurate time.