Rare Vintage "Helvetia" Pilot Military Watch

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On the 14th April 1892 the Swiss watch company Louis Brandt & Frere registered the name ‘Helvetia’ as one of the brand names for their watches. Two years later in 1894 they also registered the name ‘Omega’ and applied it to a new range of high quality lever movement pocket watches they had developed using cutting edge manufacturing technology. Following the founding of La Générale production of most of Louis Brandt & Frere’s lower quality cylinder watches were moved there including the brands Helvetia, Paradox, Jura, Gurzelen and Cosmopolite.

In the 1940s, this classic timepiece features a modest 35mm case size, showcasing a timeless design that reflects the era's elegance. The mechanical movement, a hallmark of Swiss precision, ensures accurate timekeeping and adds to the vintage charm.

Encased in chrome-plated elegance, this Helvetia watch represents a fusion of style and durability. With its roots deeply embedded in the Swiss watchmaking tradition, this vintage gem is a testament to the meticulous manufacturing that has defined the Helvetia brand over the years.
  • Year: 1940s
  • Case size: 35 mm
  • Movement: Mechanical 
  • Watch case: Chrome plated 
  • Country: Switzerland
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Why should you buy watches from our store?

1. We are selling rare, beautiful and unique vintage and customized watches

2. For an extra fee you can purchase watch gift box or additional strap in our shop

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4. We can engrave the back of the watch per your specifications, including choice of fonts, at extra $2 per each letter or symbol - contact us for this option

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