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Just picked this up at an auction for the grand sum of £6, a little research on the web leads me to believe it may be a 1490's Fortis with an early bumper auto movement, is this correct?

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If so did I pay a good price?

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The answer is YES.¡¡¡ read this... "Fortis brought the first waterproof Swiss watches to the world with their popular Fortissimo models. Fortis began manufacturing their first chronographs in 1937 and it wasn’t long before they mastered these complex mechanisms. In 1997, 60 years after their first chronograph, Fortis patented the world`s first automatic chronograph alarm watch. This beautifully complex mechanical alarm watch is still highly prized by collectors today"

saludos Amigo¡¡¡
 

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The answer is YES.¡¡¡ read this... "Fortis brought the first waterproof Swiss watches to the world with their popular Fortissimo models. Fortis began manufacturing their first chronographs in 1937 and it wasn’t long before they mastered these complex mechanisms. In 1997, 60 years after their first chronograph, Fortis patented the world`s first automatic chronograph alarm watch. This beautifully complex mechanical alarm watch is still highly prized by collectors today"

saludos Amigo¡¡¡
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Just picked this up at an auction for the grand sum of £6, a little research on the web leads me to believe it may be a 1490's Fortis with an early bumper auto movement, is this correct?

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If so did I pay a good price?

Matt
Nice one Matt :)
Looks like that'll clean up nicely and be attractive. Red second hand, full numbers indices, nice hands, & historically interesting
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