Vintage Benrus Wristwatches

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Dating a watch is an inexact science. The movement is the spring-loaded mechanism the runs and regulates the timepiece. Watches like Elgin, Waltham and Omega kept excellent records, allowing for good dating of their watches. Watchmakers like Gruen, however, destroyed their records, making exact dating impossible.

Use a case blade to pry open the snap-on case back of a pocket or wristwatch.

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Stainless Steel case is approximately Benrus Automatic Winding movement. The watch is in like-new condition throughout.

Brand: Benrus Model: Voyager Day Date Automatic Gender: Men Period: Case material: Steel Extras: Universal Watch Box Type: Analogue wristwatch Case.

Application July 7, , Serial No. The object of the present invention is a calendar timepiece, in which the mechanism for manually Setting the member indicating the date of the month is controlled by an axial movement of the winding stem and through the intermediary of the stem set. This timepiece is characterized by the fact that this axial movement of the winding stem is efiected inwardly from the winding position, and that this axial movement has to overcome a relatively strong resistance to prevent any unintentional operation.

The annexed drawing shows, by way of example, one embodiment of the timepiece according to the invention. In the embodiment shown, a ring I carrying the dial is secured to the watch movement by two screws 2 and two feet 3. The date wheel 4 is located at the center of the ring and is provided with teeth 5 cooperating with a pawl 6 pivoted at l and which acts as a detent for said date wheel and which is provided with a return spring 8, and cooperating also with an impulse lever 9 pivoted at [0 which is provided with a i return spring H.

Benrus Durante White Womens Stainless Gunmetal Black Leather Date Quartz Watch

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The watch houses an early CE13 movement which is based on the ETA with 17 jewels and early shock absorbing technology. It has sub seconds hand, day of the week window and date hand pointer on the circular chapter ring. The date is also quickset by crown press. The watch is cased in a midsize elegant 10K gold filled case with stainless back.

This collectible BENRUS watch measures 30mm side to side excluding crown and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug and is relatively modest in size even for a vintage watch. Attached to this watch is standard length, brand new 16mm wide genuine leather band in padded dark brown tone with an anti-allergic yellow tone buckle.

C. 1964 Benrus U.S. Military Watch

A beautiful unique watch with a great story! This particular model was given as a Sales Award by Hudson Automobiles and is beautifully marked on the back with the Hudson emblem. The watch has a 10K rolled gold plate bezel and a stainless steel back. The case is in great shape with no significant wear. This is a manual winding, Swiss-made movement.

The watch runs well and keeps good time.

Authentic Benrus Date Hand Vintage Calendar Watch in Near Mint Original Condition with Original Benrus Signed Stretch Bracelet and Quick Set Movement.

How to Determine the Age of a Watch. By Kevin James. How old is my watch? This is probably the most common question watch collectors have. Sometimes it is easy to answer, and sometimes it is impossible. Many have gone out of business, while others destroyed records to save space. Some companies as with the Gruen Watch Company , even lost rocords to fire or other natural disaster. The companies are not to blame.

40s BENRUS Gents Calendar Day/Date Vintage Watch

There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Resin band wristwatches have a casual style, giving them a laid-back, no-fuss appearance. Resin bands are made with very strong materials for added durability. Featuring soft designs, polyurethane band watches are pleasant to wear and won’t distract you during your day.

They have lightweight builds for an exceptionally comfortable fit.

This piece, a diver-styled tool watch with both day and date functions, epitomizes the kind of work that helped to make Benrus one of the more successful.

Forum Rules. Remember Me? What’s New? Any info? Winner of the American Masthead Contest. Results 1 to 9 of 9. Subterranean Alien. Hello everyone! Also, is the brown coloration on the Dial original or is it corrosion? Thank you all! Looks like a 50’s Benrus.

Benrus Pointer Date (c. 1950)

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Discussion in ‘ Wrist Watches ‘ started by amb , Dec 21, ID and Dating of my Benrus watch?? This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More. Previous Thread Next Thread. Dec 18, 3 0 0. Hello, Newbie here! I have recently acquired a Benrus watch that looks very old.

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‘s Benrus Vintage Mens Midsize Watch, Day Date Calendar, 10K Gold Filled & Stainless Steel – Like NOS. Benrus. Item No. Sold Out.

This is their most celebrated model ever. At the time it was made, this model was the most complex mechanical watch available. A timeless watch that looks like nothing else on any wrist today, yesterday and throughout watchmaking history. It was during the s that Benrus produced some of their best watches. The most notable of these would have to be their celebrated calendar watch which was introduced in the late s.

This was a manual wind watch that featured a window in the dial to show the month and a hand-indicated-date that had the days of the month running around the outside of the dial. This would turn out to be the most mass produced complicated watch of all time. Their first NYC headquarters were in the Hippodrome building. The company went bankrupt in , but for many years was the second largest American watch company, after Hamilton thus, bigger than Elgin.

Some may wonder how to set such a watch. Day of the week in the window below the 12 — sets by doing the same as above, that is, turning in a forward direction, by as many 24 hour increments as needed till the day you want shows. Because the mechanism is in wonderful shape, the crown advances with ease.


Balance wheel in a Benrus DN21 watch, probably made in the s. The balance and spring are made of low temperature coefficient alloys of beryllium and nickel. The watch is mine and is accurate within about 5 seconds per day. Chetvorno talk Uploads. PD Public domain false false. Any user may perform this transfer; refer to Wikipedia:Moving files to Commons for details.

erviced September , Pointer Date and Day complications, silver dial with patina, hand polished 10k rolled gold plated bezel, unworn.

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Benrus Pointer date watch movement 356 13 running