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    ARSA, 18k Gold Vintage Automatic, Felsa 690 Bidynator Movement, circa 1940's
    Case: 33 mm, 18k yellow gold, two body, screw down case back, curved lugs
    Dial: silver, applied gold Arabic numerals and indexes, gold Dauphine hands
    Movement: nickel finished 17 jewel automatic, Felsa caliber 690, Bidynator patented bidirectional rotor

    This patented movement was the first automatic to employ a bi-directional, full radius motion rotor.


    Condition Report*: Type: ARSA, 18k Gold Vintage Automatic, Felsa 690 Bidynator Movement, circa 1940's
    Dial: silver, applied gold Arabic numerals and indexes
    Hands: gold Dauphine hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case Info: two body, screw down case back, curved lugs
    Case Width: 33 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: nickel finished 17 jewel automatic, Felsa caliber 690, Bidynator patented bidirectional rotor
    Condition: Lot presents in good condition with some wear on the lugs and crown. Movement runs and sets as it should. Heritage does not guarantee timekeeping accuracy. We always recommend servicing for daily use and timekeeping accuracy
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    March
    25th Thursday 7:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    March
    25th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    17 Days 21m 21s
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    Lot Tracking Activity: 13
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    This lot is in: 1 - Jewelry & Timepieces Session
    (Lots 12001-12165) - 8:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, March 25, 2021.
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    Dallas, TX 75261



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