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Wrist Watch - Buren 'Grand Prix', 1964 Object Reg. No: ST 025567

Gents self-winding wrist watch, stainless steel case, Buren 'Grand Prix Super Slender', Switzerland, no 774501, 1964.

Buren developed the mini-rotor for self-winding watches in 1954, allowing them to be made much slimmer.
White dial has raised pointers for numerals and a minute ring of silver dots. Centre sweep seconds hand and two silver hands.

Self-winding spring.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 0.9 cm (Width), 3.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, self winding watches, wrist watches, buren, wind, grand prix, 782901, 243502, 520, 0572, horology
Themes this item is part of: Joseph Lowy, Watchmaker (1889-1979), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: switzerland
Inscriptions: Dial and back marked 'Buren Grand Prix, Super Slender Automatic'. Dial is marked 'Swiss Made'. Back is marked '774501'.
Manufacturer: Buren, Buren, Switzerland, 1964

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