Movado Calendar Steel

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SKU AS00971
SKU AS00971

Why We Love it

We begin with a simple three-hand movement. The mainspring, an eager little strip of metal, is charged by the winding of the crown. But this energy is raw and needs to be controlled, its release regulated. To control its release an escapement is employed – a mechanism that alternately checks and releases this energy while transmitting impulses to a series of gears. As they move they turn hands that, in combination with the dial of the watch, indicate the passage of time.

The true magic of these tiny mechanisms is that they are like miniature mirrors, reflecting to the wearer the simple and majestic passage of the earth around the sun, decoding this celestial information and compiling it in a tangible and readable format.

Recording this time, capturing it, is the essence of the triple date timepiece.  One glance at the dial reveals the catalog of rotations, the accumulation of energy and momentum that is hours ticking into days, days into months.  A calendar watch with time only display is a subtle yet powerful reminder of where we are in the universe - in time - it depicts the fundamental fabric of our lives...with uncanny style. 

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Movado, which opened its doors in 1881 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, was for decades an esteemed Swiss watch manufacture, producing incredible mechanical timepieces through up through the 1960s. This particular watch dates to the late 1940s or early 1950w and is the epitome of the style and precision that Movado mastered at the peak of its production.  

To operate the calendar, the wearer simply rotates the hands (clockwise) until the day wheel shows the correct day (Monday = SEG, Tuesday = TER, Wednesday = QUA, Thursday = QUI, Friday = SEX, Saturday = SAB, Sunday = DOM) and time.  Once the time is set, the wearer can advance the date hand by depressing the micro-pusher at 4:00 and the month by depressing the micro-pusher at 2:00.   

A:S Guarantee

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Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

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All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Movado Calendar Steel

Movado Calendar Steel

Sold
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Movado Calendar Steel

Why We Love it

We begin with a simple three-hand movement. The mainspring, an eager little strip of metal, is charged by the winding of the crown. But this energy is raw and needs to be controlled, its release regulated. To control its release an escapement is employed – a mechanism that alternately checks and releases this energy while transmitting impulses to a series of gears. As they move they turn hands that, in combination with the dial of the watch, indicate the passage of time.

The true magic of these tiny mechanisms is that they are like miniature mirrors, reflecting to the wearer the simple and majestic passage of the earth around the sun, decoding this celestial information and compiling it in a tangible and readable format.

Recording this time, capturing it, is the essence of the triple date timepiece.  One glance at the dial reveals the catalog of rotations, the accumulation of energy and momentum that is hours ticking into days, days into months.  A calendar watch with time only display is a subtle yet powerful reminder of where we are in the universe - in time - it depicts the fundamental fabric of our lives...with uncanny style. 

...

Movado, which opened its doors in 1881 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, was for decades an esteemed Swiss watch manufacture, producing incredible mechanical timepieces through up through the 1960s. This particular watch dates to the late 1940s or early 1950w and is the epitome of the style and precision that Movado mastered at the peak of its production.  

To operate the calendar, the wearer simply rotates the hands (clockwise) until the day wheel shows the correct day (Monday = SEG, Tuesday = TER, Wednesday = QUA, Thursday = QUI, Friday = SEX, Saturday = SAB, Sunday = DOM) and time.  Once the time is set, the wearer can advance the date hand by depressing the micro-pusher at 4:00 and the month by depressing the micro-pusher at 2:00.   

A:S Guarantee

+

Our Pledge

Analog:Shift stands behind the authenticity of our products in perpetuity.

Condition

Since our pieces are vintage or pre-owned, please expect wear & patina from usage and age. Please read each item description and examine all product images.

Warranty

We back each Analog:Shift vintage timepiece with a one-year mechanical warranty from the date of purchase.

International Buyers

Please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

Shipping & Returns

+

All of our watches include complementary insured shipping within the 50 states.

Most of our products are on hand and will ship directly from our headquarters in New York City. In some cases, watches will be shipped directly from one of our authorized partners.

We generally ship our products via FedEx, fully insured, within 5 business days of purchase. An adult signature is required for receipt of all packages for insurance purposes. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost. We are also happy to hand deliver your purchase in Manhattan or you may pick it up at our showroom.

Returns must be sent overnight or by priority international delivery, fully insured and paid for by the customer. A restocking fee may apply. Watches must be returned in the same condition as initially shipped.

We welcome international buyers, please contact us prior to purchase for additional details on shipping and payment options.

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