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All Original CHANEL Premiere M-Size with Leather & Chain Bracelet

This watch was SOLD on April 8, 2016 (Destination: Selangor, Malaysia).

 
chanel premiere runway watch
Gender: female
Year: 1980 - 1989
Accessories: none
Crystal: sapphire glass
Dial Width: 17 mm
Dial Height: 22 mm
Movement: 6 jewels quartz
Case: gold-filled
Case Width: 20 mm without crown
Case Height: 26 mm
Serial Number on Back: A.H. 63480
Serial Number on Movement: 976.001
Bracelet: leather & gold-filled
Bracelet Width: 13 mm
Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 6.5 in with case)
 

This is an authentic Swiss-made 1980s CHANEL Premiere Quartz Jewelry Watch.

  • 100% All Original CHANEL Watch with NEW woven leather strips!
  • FEATURES: Faceted Sapphire Glass Crystal, Leather & Chain Bracelet, Cabochon Crown, Elliptical Hands, Box & Tongue Clasp
  • GOLD-FILLED: case, case back, clasp, bracelet
  • LEATHER: woven strips (black)
I described this watch as 100% All Original though its leather strips are new. Leather deteriorates over time, it is bound to be replaced & is not considered a permanent part of any timepiece. In the case of vintage watches, replacing with new leather is sometimes necessary to restore its beauty & purpose.
  1. Notes on the CASE: shows fading of gold-electroplating along corners
  2. Notes on the CRYSTAL: has pinprick nicks along its right facet
  3. Notes on the CLASP: reverse side shows tarnish on gold-plating due to age
  4. Notes for EUROPEAN BUYERS: Your Customs Regulations are strict! Items with batteries shipped into European countries will be seized. If you are acquiring this watch, we will ship without battery but will provide exact battery size specification so you can have the correct one installed upon receipt of the watch.

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

chanel premiere runway watch

The CHANEL Premiere Jewelry Watch is a luxurious timepiece made with exquisite craftsmanship.

It has a faceted sapphire glass crystal, a black cabochon crown, & its most distinctive feature: a leather & chain bracelet.

The CHANEL Premiere is CHANEL's longest selling & most coveted luxury timepiece, which remains in the company's jewelry line to this day!

chanel premiere runway watch

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *EXCELLENT condition (88-92%): Evidence of use is visible to the unaided eye. Scratches are light, but more numerous than "near mint".

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
chanel premiere runway watch

gold-filled octagon case

Notes on the CASE: shows fading of gold-electroplating along corners

 

matte black dial or face

original CHANEL faceted sapphire glass crystal

Notes on the CRYSTAL: has pinprick nicks along its right facet
chanel premiere runway watch

elliptical gold-filled hands; a cunning black dot conceals the pivot (secures the hands to the dial/movement)

painted white "CHANEL" name logo at 12 o'clock

painted white "SWISS" at 6 o'clock

chanel premiere runway watch

original CHANEL black cabochon crown

chanel premiere runway watch

black leather weaved into gold-filled chain bracelet

Bracelet Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 6.5 in with case)

I described this watch as 100% All Original though its leather strips are new. Leather deteriorates over time, it is bound to be replaced & is not considered a permanent part of any timepiece. In the case of vintage watches, replacing with new leather is sometimes necessary to restore its beauty & purpose.
chanel premiere runway watch

gold-filled CHANEL Safety Box & Tongue clasp

chanel premiere runway watch

shows the size of the watch, which is "M" (Size "Medium") embossed on the tongue

Notes on the CLASP: reverse side shows tarnish on gold-plating due to age

The CHANEL Premiere is available in size variants based on different bracelet lengths: S - Small, M - Medium, L - Large & XL - Extra Large. The difference in length is half an inch.

chanel premiere runway watch

reverse side of clasp flap embossed with "PLAQUE OR G20M", "SWISS MADE" & "© CHANEL ® 1987"

chanel premiere runway watch

gold-filled case back embossed with "CHANEL", "PARIS", "PLAQUE OR G 20 M", "QUARTZ", "SWISS MADE", "© CHANEL ® 1987" & serial numbers.

In our years of experience in dealing with these CHANEL pieces, we've noticed how the leather ends eventually come apart with just the applied glue. So, we've had the leather ends custom stitched! See how they are neatly held together with thread instead of glue.

vintage chanel premiere jewelry watch
vintage chanel premiere jewelry watch

Swiss-made 6 jewels CHANEL quartz movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

Notes for EUROPEAN BUYERS: Your Customs Regulations are strict! Items with batteries shipped into European countries will be seized. If you are acquiring this watch, we will ship without battery but will provide exact battery size specification so you can have the correct one installed upon receipt of the watch.

For your reference on its size & fit (model's wrist circumference is 5.5 inches), here are comparison photos of the CHANEL watch (Medium) described worn together with the same model in different size (X-Large). Please check out our other watches for sale; the other watches may also be available!

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