Men’s Vintage Wyler Incaflex Stainless Steel Wind-Up Watch with a Swiss Made Mido Flex Band. This is as their slogan said: “Wyler: A Watch Worth Waiting For.” Perfect for the public relations director, architect or engineer in your life who wants an Art Deco meets Mid-Century Modern timepiece.
Here are some particulars: It has a stainless steel case with flaired lugs, silver tone markers, an outstanding Art Deco moderne look set of Arabic numerals for the 12 3 6 and 9 (the 12 is particularly beautiful), and baton type rectangles for the other numbers. The dial is signed WYLER and INCAFLEX and there is some patina on the dial. The nicely knurled crown has W logo on it, for Wyler. The back reads: WYLER / INCAFLEX . WATERPROOF / STAINLESS STEEL / 1070/1-1162. This vintage watch is furnished with an absolutely awesome vintage MIDO stainless steel large link expansion band.
Paul Wyler was born in 1896 and established his watch company, Wyler Watch in 1924 in Basel. The Wyler Watch company maintained its commitment to producing innovative yet reliable watches in continuation of its founder’s mission. Paul Wyler’s most significant innovation was the Incaflex balance wheel. The balance wheel was made out of a single piece of metal and has two flexible symmetrical half spiral arms that joined at the wheels axis and acted as shock absorbers. To prove how effective this was they used an early form of a publicity stunt and dropped the watch 1000 feet and the watch was proved to be unaffected.
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