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Hi all. I just went through some boxes I purchased from an estate sale a few yrs back and came across a small leather case full of vintage watches. This Movado is one of them. Can't find much info on this one. Any ideas? Thanks
 

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The fact that the case says Movado USA probably means this was a "cased and timed in the USA" watch. These watches were imported as movements in order to lower their duties. Longines did this via Wittnaur. A number of other Swiss brands did it. (The US had a very active case industry that was world class so no quality was lost.)

Hopefully others will know more but I believe this was more a phenomena of the 40's and 50's than other eras. Based on the style, I would place this in the 40's.

A full movement pic would help too.
 

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Your movement shot shows "510". Movado made a 510 calibre that was 9x12 (20.3mmx27.1mm)

Since the dial doesn't say "Movado" it looks like you have a private label Movado

It would be nice to get a photo of the whole movement
 
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