Of all the well-known jewelry shops of Europe one company stands out from the rest, and is unquestionably the “premier” jeweler of the world. This title belongs to Carl F. Bucr of Lucerne, Switzerland , in business since the turn of the 20th century and still a driving force in the watch industry today. They are closely tied with Rolex, as they have collaborated, and also sell more Rolex watches than any other retailer in the world.
I am pleased to offer for sale the following ladies Bucr timepiece, a petite “Cocktail” model that dates to the ca 1960. This watch is crafted of 18kt Solid Yellow Gold and is in excellent condition both inside and out.
The case (without band) measures 25mm lug tip to lug tip and 13.3mm in width (15mm with winding crown). In inches this works out to be 1 inch long by just over ½ an inch wide, not counting the crown. With its Swiss made black band it will fit a wrist 5-1/2” to 6-3/4” in length but if you need a longer band I’m sure I can find something that would work nicely. It is powered by its original 17 jewel Bucr-signed manual wind mechanism that has been fully serviced by my watchmaker David to ensure it winds and sets smoothly while keeping accurate time.
The antique white, enamel finished dial is in excellent condition and without flaw. It features raised gold hour indicators and original gold metal Leaf-style hands.... read more