Sector Dial 43

Available in three sizes - 40 mm, 43 mm or 45 mm 

 

"Sector Dial" models date from the early phase of Art Deco. From 1910 this design dominated almost the entire pocket watch market and was used by all well-known watch manufacturers. From 1935, with the advent of the wristwatch, this design was continued due to its popularity and is one of the most popular early wristwatch designs. In general, watches during this period looked very similar. At that time, the dials were not designed by the watch manufacturers themselves, but the design was specified by the dial manufacturers. The watch manufacturers chose a design from the dial manufacturer's range, and they then only had to print the customer's logo on the dial. A dial was often used by several brands at the same time. That's why when looking for old watches you often find different brands with one and the same design. Between the two world wars, the Art Deco design prevailed among classic watches. These watches can be recognized by the following features: railway line on the outer edge, Arabic numerals, small seconds at 6 o'clock, classic slim "feuille" hands and a simple and flat case with a non-slip crown. Art Deco watches came in two popular varieties, the classic "Art Deco" and the "Sector Dial" models. The classic Art Deco pocket watches had Arabic numerals throughout. The "Sector Dial" models mostly had only three numbers (3, 9, 12), only dashes or a combination of numbers and dashes. The small second was also different. While the classic "Art Deco" models also used a railway line in the second field with the division into tens (10,20,30,40,50,60), the "Secotor Dial" models only had dashes in the second field, which were also divided into two areas - so-called sectors - were divided into an inner and an outer circle.


The historic "Sector Dial" model incorporates concentric dashes inside and outside the hour or minute markers with solid lines connecting these circles. An hour sector divides the space between these lines into twelve sections, while a minute sector has sixty sections, often with heavier hour markings. The division in the seconds field also consists of two sections. The inner ring is blank while the outer ring has short and longer dashes. No numbers were used in the seconds field. Since the minutes are divided into sixty small sectors, they look like the classic "chemin de fer" railway lines, which are also known from many other pocket watches. Strictly speaking, the outer ring of the "Sector Dial" models is not supposed to represent a railway line at all. Rather, it is about the division into sectors. In order to make this clearer, the sectors in the minute scale were drawn as squares in later models in order to distinguish them visually from the classic, rectangular railway lines.

 

Specifications:

manufactured watch case

43 mm wristwatches in vintage pocket-watch design

9 mm thickness (without domed crystal)

10.4 mm total height incl. domed crystal

22 mm strap wide

50 mm lug to lug

watch case in stainless steel or rose gold plated

Swiss Made pocket-watch movement

Properly refined according to highest watchmaking standards

genuine 925/000 Sterling silver face

rose gold plated steel hands

PREMIUM manual wind movement (based on Swiss Made ETA Unitas 6498-1), 17 Jewels, 18.000 A/h beats per hour, power reserve 52 h

or TOP GRADE manual wind movement (based on Swiss Made ETA Unitas 6498-2), 17 Jewels, 21.600 A/h beats per hour, power reserve 60 h

fine adjusted in 5 positions

Precision -2/+8 sec/day, after casing

Domed (arched) and anti-reflected sapphire glass on front

Sapphire display case back

Watch straps made of genuine Louisana gator skin or from Cordovan Leather

Shipped in an attractive travel Leather case

anti-shock proof (DIN standard 8308)

antimagnetic 4,800 A (DIN standard 8309)

 

 

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Delivery time within 4 weeks

 

Price (NET excluded VAT):

Sector Dial 43 Premium with Cordovan Leather strap * 2,300.00 Euro

Sector Dial 43 Top Grade with Cordovan Leather strap * 2,950.00 Euro

 

Upgrades: (Please click on the text for more informations):

genuine alligator skin strap + 75.00 Euro

Change to straight crown * free of charge

Folding clasp + 50.00 Euro

Rose gold plated watch case + 200.00 Euro

Large presentation-wooden box + 300.00 Euro

Partial hand engravings on movement  + 750.00 Euro

Completely hand engravings on movement + 1,500.00 Euro

The movement is available in two levels of refinement (please click on the following links for more informations about these movements):

 

Premium from 2,300.00 Euro

Top Grade from 2,950.00 Euro

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