Description:

Waltham 17J wrist watch, vintage mechanical manual-wind movement, champagne-toned metal dial with raised fancy gold Arabic numbers and chevron markers and ball-style luminous 5 minute markers has a small scuff near the 6 but is otherwise mint, gold steel tapered wedge-style hands with luminous inserts and a gold sweep second hand with a red triangular end detail, heavy yellow base metal (YBM) & stainless steel (SS) round smooth polish case with a narrow sloped bezel and long faceted extended lugs, this case is marked to be waterproof, and may still repel water correctly, but to achieve this there is a Waltham full case plastic or silicone gasket inside the back case cover that may no longer function as intended due to age, case is showing only light even wear with a few small spots of discoloration starting on the lugs and a few small scuffs on the frame, measures approx. 32mm in diameter x 38mm lug to lug x 10mm thick (crystal included), new deeply textured black leather strap band. This watch also comes with a gold-trimmed blue plastic Waltham box with a gold & cream satin and red velvet finished interior along with Waltham papers. A classic, very attractive vintage Waltham from the 1960s in excellent condition overall!


Item Specifics:

  • Year Made: 1960s
  • Company: Waltham
  • Jewels: 1117J
  • Setting/Movement Type: manual-wind
  • Dial Material: metal
  • Dial Color: champagne
  • Dial Details: luminous markers
  • Hand Style: skeletonized - luminous, sweep second hand, wedge
  • Case Style: round
  • Case Material: Base Metal - Yellow, Stainless Steel
  • Case Details: water resistant (WR)
  • Case Width, without crown: 32mm (1.26 inches)
  • Case Length, lug to lug: 38mm (1.50 inches)
  • Case Thickness: 10mm (0.39 inches)
  • Interior Lug Width:  16mm (5/8")
  • Band Size: 7in. to 7.99in.
    (measurement range includes watch length & band)
  • Band Material: leather strap
  • Crystal Material: plastic
  • Box Info: blue plastic Waltham box, Waltham papers
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Gender: Unisex