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NIVADA WT TRAVELMASTER ALARM WORLD TIME


Can you help me?? I'd like to get any possible information about this watch, as I seem to be unable to find out whatever about it, though it seems to be quite rare.
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WT = Worldtimer
Movement = A.Schild 1568, alarm
Date of manufacture: 60s

Nivada was founded in 1925 at Grenchen/Switzerland known as Wüllimann Schneider Nivada S.A.
Nivada never made the step to produce own (in-house) movements. Instead of developping own movements Nivada relied on buying proven and reliable moverments from ETA and Phénix S.A. (Porrentruy/Switzerland).
Nivada was known for producing an overall good quality. Some of their famous watches have been
+ "Rollamatic" (some named "Rollador") with cal. Phenix 200
+ "Reglavit", a waterresistant watch, to regulate the watch you had to
use a screw in the back of the watch so you had not to open the case
which was important to it´s waterresistance
+ "Antartic", a three hands watch with date indication
+ "Depthmaster", waterresistant to 1000m (the case was similar to
Panerai)
+ "Depthomatic" , fitted with ETA 2472, 200m waterresisant
+ "Alertamatic", alarm watch with Lemania 2980, very similar to Omega

Btw: I wouldn't agree that the Travelmaster Alarm is a rare watch.
 

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FYI - it's a GMT not a worldtimer, no matter what they call it
With all due respect but the AS 1568 never ever has been a GMT, the green hand is the seconds hand and the right tipped hand is the alarm hand.
Alarm set with crown at 2, time set with crown at 4.
 

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Ok, even more to prove my point ... A manually rotated bezel, each time you want to know the time, is not a worldtimer
 

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Ok, even more to prove my point ... A manually rotated bezel, each time you want to know the time, is not a worldtimer
Well, in the 60s and 70s a lot of watches were named worldtimer without being one.
Le Coultre, Oris, Seiko, Orient, Sorna, Movado come to my mind. Spirit of the time.
 
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