Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel with caliber 472 | Laurent Fine Watches
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472
  • Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel<br>with caliber 472

Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel with caliber 472

Brand:Vetta
Model:Diver Automatique Super
Year:Late 1960’s
Material:Stainless Steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:39mm
Size - length including lugs:47mm
Condition:Very good
Box:No
Paper:No
Price: $1,695

Late 1960’s Vetta Diver Automatique Super in stainless steel with caliber 472

Vetta Diver Automatique Super with black round dial and Arabic numerals for 6, 9 and 12 o’clock and batons for the other hours. The window for the date is at 3 o’clock. Luminous are excellent. It is a “T Swiss Made T”. At 6 o’clock you have engraved on the dial “Automatique Super”. The hands are in stainless steel with “Baton” style. The watch comes with a reverse black bezel graduated up to 50. The watch has a stainless-steel screwed back case with engraved outside “Vetta 45042 – Super Etanche 200 metres – Antichocs - Automatique”. Automatic movement with caliber Vetta 472 and 17 jewels. The watch comes with a dark brown NATO band. Width between lugs is 18mm.

History

Wyler Vetta was founded in 1896 in Switzerland by Paul Wyler. In 1906, Innocente Binda opens his small watch store in Besozzo. In the early twenty century, he forges relationships with Paul and Alfred Wyler and resells pieces and mechanisms in Italy. In 1927, Paul Wyler invents incaflex, a new and revolutionary type of balance wheel, resistant and robust, with elastic arms to absorb shocks and protect the movement. 1932, invention of the first sealed watch case, perfectly resistant to water. 1933, the Wyler Vetta brand is registered in Italy. 1935 first self-winding watch by Wyler. In December 1956, a number of Wyler Vetta Incaflex watches were thrown from the Eiffel Tower to demonstrate their resistance. In 1993, the Wyler brand becomes property of the Binda family. Ambassadors of the brand have been Richard Gere or Melanie Griffith.

Technical details

Automatic movement with caliber Vetta 472. It is the base of the ETA 2472. It comes with 17 jewels and 18,000 bph.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 39mm
Length including lugs: 47mm

Price: $1,695