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1960s TISSOT VISODATE SEASTAR PR516 DIVERS WATCH, Automatic, Waterproof - SS
Connoiseur of Time
1960's TISSOT VISODATE SEASTAR PR516 DIVERS WATCH, Automatic, Waterproof - Stainless Steel
Sporty, Classic, and Robust - All Original - 100% Feedback
A sporty and classic vintage waterproof wristwatch from Tissot.
Since 1853, the Swiss watchmaker Tissot & Co. has been building exceptional and sought-after timepieces, driven by an innovative spirit and a focus on highly skilled craftsmanship. In 1925, Tissot began an important association with the watchmaking firm of Omega S.A. To understand the uniqueness of this watch one must know of the relationship between the two companies - Tissot president (and grandson of the founder), Charles, was named to Omega's board of directors.
Shortly thereafter (in 1930 to be exact), the SSIH Holding Company (Societe Suisse pour l'Industrie Horlogere) was founded with Omega and Tissot as its first members.
Today's auction showcases an all-original Tissot Visodate Seastar watch. Here are some of its features:
Great 60's diver style watch with highly legible dial
Full size date window located at 3 o'clock
Waterproof case with screwed down case back
The waterproof case is in near mint condition. The original matte black dial shows only the slightest bit of aging. And the automatic movement is keeping time.
Included with the purchase is a full one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.
Timepiece's Finer Points:
Dial : Matte black, signed Tissot , luminous indexes, aperture for the date at 3 position, outer minute/second divisions, original, better than near mint condition
: Pressure fit, acrylic, original/vintage, excellent condition
: Stainless steel , polished and brushed, two-body, 34mm wide (excluding crown), 41mm long lug tip-to-tip, near mint condition
Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn, fitted with unsigned steel buckle
: Tissot, automatic, 21 Jewels, caliber 784-2, rhodium plated, shock resistant, monometallic balance
: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Waterproof, Date, Sweep Seconds
: Original, steel, signed Tissot
Country of origin: Switzerland
Year built: c. 1960's
Model: Visodate Seastar
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Waterproof, Date, Sweep Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: Stainless steel
Case markings (inside): Tissot, Swiss Made, Acier Inoxydable, 43516 44516-10X
Case condition: Near Mint
Dial: Matte black, signed Tissot, luminous indexes, aperture for the date at 3 position, outer minute/second divisions, original, better than near mint condition
Hands: Original, steel luminous wide batons
Movement type: Tissot, automatic, 21 Jewels, caliber 784-2, rhodium plated, shock resistant, monometallic balance
Band: Genuine crocodile, high quality, fully stitched for greater durability, padded for comfort, fitted with unsigned steel buckle
Band condition: Brand new and unused
Width between the lugs: 18mm
Crystal type: Pressure fit, acrylic, excellent
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please see our eBay About Me page for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Mahogany watch presentation box, PAPERS - Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price. Simply notify us and send it back anytime within 7 days after it has been received. Our goal is to exceed your expectations throughout the buying experience. Shop with confidence - our feedback speaks for itself.
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100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 14 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All items are packaged carefully and mailed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms.
US, Canadian, and British buyers paying by Paypal must use a confirmed address.
The payment of ALL customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer. Please be aware of the cost of these for your country as you enter a bid.
The water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof
Winning bidders must fully pay within 7 days of the auction. After 7 days the piece will be relisted and appropriate action taken against the non-paying bidder.
To be fair to all bidders, we make it our practice never to end an auction early.
Because of the high rate of lost items and number of fraudulent payments, we do not sell or ship to Indonesia or Africa.
Domestic shipping is by UPS Ground or USPS Express Mail. All shipments are fully insured. An estimate can be obtained by using eBay's shipping calculator found in this listing.
International shipments will sent via U.S. International Express Mail fully insured. An estimate can be obtained by using eBay's shipping calculator found in this listing. A $5 (USD) handling fee applies to all international orders. We will e-mail the winning bidder at the end of the auction with the exact shipping cost. Bidder is responsible for all duties and taxes. The shipping cost to most countries not covered by eBay's shipping calculator is $38.95 plus insurance. Insurance charges are $1.55 for every $100 of coverage needed. This includes the following countries:
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