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Hi, I know nothing about this and need help, I came across a ONSA watch marked 14k and serial number of 11557, on the front of the watch there are no markings just blank
I found a place saying they went out of business in 70s, and on eBay I found some selling from couple hundred dollars to little over 13k, I added couple of pictures , I'm at [email protected] (gmail.com) if you could contact me.
Thanks for your time
 

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I found this from Googling. Seems to a good amount of info.on line. Google ONSA watches and have at it.


"When I looked at the name, Onsa, on the watch, I thought I would be lucky to find any history on whoever made this watch. However, I was wrong and so I will just give a few historical notes on Onsa for those who are interested in this fascinating company.

Onsa watches was a Swiss watch company founded in 1923 by Hans Gilomen in lengau, but it was not until after the war that the company really began to spread it's wings, with links to motorsport and navigation. Indeed, the company became known for advertising it's products by means of endurance feats, and in 1957, on the Mayflower II trip, the company had two of it's clocks attached to the ship - one at the top of a mast, and one attached to the rudder, below the waterline. The clock on the mast survived the trip but the rudder clock did not - hardly surprising perhaps. Although a little later, a feat of 155 feet deep in water was achieved by an Onsa watch. In the air, Onsa was present as well, with all Belgian airline pilots being issued with Onsa watches from 1957.

The company continued production but ultimately was badly affected by the "quartz crisis". In 1970 Hans Gilomen died and his son, Hans Jorg Gilomen, took over and restructured the company. Onsa, howsever, was gradually contracting due to the influx on to the market of cheap quartz watches, and from trying to focus only on Europe, the firm was soon becoming marketed only in Switzerland. Finally, Hans Jorg sold Onsa to Domenico Granito, and thus ended the quirkiness of the Onsa watch company.

Domenico Granito, his family and friends did, however save the company, and since 2007, with a newly modernised and rational management and structure, the company is trying to make a proper international comeback. "
 

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Yup.

Google and even the search engines here are your friend.
 

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Domenico Granito sold Onsa in 2014 to Tick Tack AG, Solothurn.
Nowadays Onsa distributes Police, Invicta, Welder, St. Honoré, Timberland, Swiss Military Hanowa, Hanowa, Aigner, Cerruti, and is linked to or linked with ILG, International Luxury Group.

Partner brands were

Partnerfirma:
• De Rigo S.p. A., Villanova 12, 32013 Longarone (IT) (sun glasses)
• Invicta Corporate, 1 Invicta Way (3069 Taft St), Hollywood, FL 33021 (US), Tel: 954.921.2444 800.327.7682, Fax: 954.921.4222 954.921.2508, [email protected]
 

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I think this guy is more interested in how much the watch is worth and what he can sell it for.
 
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Hi, I know nothing about this and need help, I came across a ONSA watch marked 14k and serial number of 11557, on the front of the watch there are no markings just blank
I found a place saying they went out of business in 70s, and on eBay I found some selling from couple hundred dollars to little over 13k, I added couple of pictures , I'm at [email protected] (gmail.com) if you could contact me.
Thanks for your time
Hi, I know nothing about this and need help, I came across a ONSA watch marked 14k and serial number of 11557, on the front of the watch there are no markings just blank
I found a place saying they went out of business in 70s, and on eBay I found some selling from couple hundred dollars to little over 13k, I added couple of pictures , I'm at [email protected] (gmail.com) if you could contact me.
Thanks for your time
Did you find out how old the watch is? I have an Onsa Aquarius, Epsa case, Eta 2452 with serialnumber 11239 D A. I am curious how to date it.
 

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It’s a 2 year old thread think the OP might have found out by now.

PM him and ask him.
 
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