by AHW Studio
Rare and prestigious, this pair of identical Swiss "SANDOZ" mechanisms shine with unfiltered elegance. Plated originally in a 9K Yellow Gold and then polished over with "PÉRLAGE", they highlight any kind of sleeve, be it business white, to dressy navy or purposeful black.
Circa 1950-60's, Sandoz brand, Switzerland.
Polished and refined.
18mm x 15mm.
Original markings and engravings (varies).
9K Yellow Gold Plate (original).
"PÉRLAGE" polish - notice the circular grain effect rippling across the metal. A form of machine-finishing utilised by watchmakers to give their pieces a beautiful shine.
17 Jewels (Rubies). Jewels are ruby bearing-points inset by the watchmaker to reduce friction caused by the movement of rotating gears.