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Germinal Voltaire Fluted Bezel

SFr. 470.00

"A fluted bezel and a movement that raises questions"

60s

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The movement of this watch is from Voumard, then stationed in Neuchรขtel. Officially, three calibers of this manufacture appeared. The Hautvivre, the 2000 and the 2500. The movement manufactory also produced its own watches, but it was mainly a supplier for other companies. Therefore, it is a special pleasure for us when we saw that we could not find the movement in this watch anywhere. We assume that this is a concept from Voumard, which did not make it into mass production. This makes this watch an absolute rarity.

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Germinal Voltaire watches trace their origins to 1848 when it began as MEYER FRERES. In 1895 PICARD & CIE registered trademarks for watches and watch parts, in 1901 the company was reformed under the same name. The trademarks of BLUM & FRERES MEYER were transferred to Picard & Cie after 1902. By 1915, the company was known as Fabrique Germinal. By this point, the company was producing and selling all sorts of innovative timepieces including some of the first wristwatches, ultra-flat pocket watches, and chronographs. Germinal was known for its specialty timepieces for its driver, aviator, engineer, and doctor consumers. All โ€˜Germinalโ€™ watches were produced by Picard & Fils, Fabrique Germinal, SA La Chaux de Fonds. Their USA representatives were: Germinal-Voltaire Watches Vulcain Watch Co. of North America, New York, N. Y.

Diameter: 36mm
Glass: Mineral Glass
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel, 18ct. Gold Plated
Case Back Material: Stainless Steel
Dial Color: Pearl White
Indexes: Print and Applied
Features: Date
Dial Handstyle: Obรฉlisque Hands
Movement Type: Manual Winding Movement
Caliber: Voumard _
Power Reserve: 48h
Frequency: 18.000A/h
Number Of Stones: 17
Strap Material: Leather
Clasp Type: Pin Buckle
Clasp Material: Stainless Steel

Watches with metal or precious metal straps often have a fixed length. To make sure that the watch fits you, measure the circumference of your wrist using our template and compare it with the information under "Strap".

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In case it does not fit, please contact us shortly. Each band can be customized, which we will gladly do for you.

14d Functional Warranty
Your vintage watch comes with a two weeks functional warranty. You can extend your warranty to one year by buying an additional service. Click here if you would like to extend your warranty to 1 year.

Customer Service

We work with a reputable and insured delivery partner to ensure that your parcel is dispatched the following business day after receipt of payment. On average, our clients within Europe can expect to receive their package within 2-5 business days, while those outside of Europe can anticipate a delivery time of 2-8 business days, depending on the carrier.

In short, weโ€™re not that difficult when it comes to returns and exchanges. We firmly stand behind our products and do our utmost best to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. You have the right to return your purchase within fourteen (14) days of receipt of the product and thereโ€™s no need to tell us why. If you wish to return your item, simply let us know and we will arrange a collection. Once returned to us, we will reimburse the relevant amount ras voucher for zrhbrg.ch, including the costs of delivery and excluding the return costs.

The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Every watch is covered by a working guarantee.

In addition, you can have the watch fully serviced before delivery , in which case we give you a 1-year functional guarantee. The warranty is worldwide valid. This will enable you to receive assistance regardless of your country of residence.

Personal taste can evolve. To ensure the right fit, you can trade in your watch purchased on Zurichberg anytime and upgrade to a new timepiece. Your personal timepiece can thereby evolve with you along your journey through life.

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We create an immutable and unforgeable digital passport for your watch bought on Zurichberg.

The passport proofs authenticity and your rightful ownership. Your digital asset is stored on the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), a highly secure distributed ledger.

5 Reasons for Vintage

Nowadays, many high-quality watches are mass-produced. Vintage watches were often made in very small series with skilled craftsmanship instead of robots.

Watches that only a few wearReason Nr. 1

In earlier eras, watches were designed to last forever, including the components.ย There is no such thing as obsolescence. That is what we consider quality at Zurichberg.

Quality that endures generationsReason Nr. 2

Today, only a few watch manufacturers can afford to launch polarising products and therefore produce watches that are aesthetically pleasing to all.

Polarizing and characteristic designsReason Nr. 3

Vintage watches are overall cheaper than new watches. This is because new watches fulfill the essential financial objectives for the manufacturers, whereas vintage watches are financially "depreciated", so to speak.

Value for MoneyReason Nr. 4

We believe that in order to move towards a more sustainable future, it is absolutely necessary and logical to develop a sense for the quality of the past and to reuse products instead of producing new ones.

Longevity that feels greatReason Nr. 5
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Certified Original

The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Zurich, Switzerland. You will get a digital twin of your watch with all key data.

Ticking correctly

Your watch comes in perfect working condition or completely revised โ€“ you can choose the service level.

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