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Ladies watches such as this have a jewelry value that exceeds their watch value. This is not our area of expertise! We don't do valuations anyway (check the posts at the top of the forum, especially in the Links and Articles subforum for useful information on this).

Nice looking bracelet! The watch itself could be from the 40s to present -- beauty is timeless :)
 

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I have a few Enicars including 2 Sherpa Guides (Had 3 but just sold one) and a Super Dive.
I really love the Enicar Sherpa series as they are a real masculine watch. Hefty, funky and meaty.
Theyre watches that echo an era of Hendrix and the Stones.
Wearers were not middle aged accountants they were adventureres climbing mountains, flying planes , diving into oceans or in some military somewhere.
Probably driving an E type Jag.
They are a vintage watch that is the right size for today but they have character. Theyre not some sterile dial with generic movement watch of today.

Sure there are more expensive watches than my Enicar Sherpa but few have the character and unique funk these have.The Guides/Jets /Super Jets came out in so many different versions of colour combinations (and movements Sherpa 33 with the 125 ... 145s and 165s later on that Chronoswiss adopted from orphanage)it makes it difficult to stop at owning one.

They belong to the golden age of watchmaking

Mad dogs and Enicar Sherpas .
 

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I have a few Enicars including 2 Sherpa Guides (Had 3 but just sold one) and a Super Dive.
I really love the Enicar Sherpa series as they are a real masculine watch. Hefty, funky and meaty.
Theyre watches that echo an era of Hendrix and the Stones.
Wearers were not middle aged accountants they were adventureres climbing mountains, flying planes , diving into oceans or in some military somewhere.
Probably driving an E type Jag.
They are a vintage watch that is the right size for today but they have character. Theyre not some sterile dial with generic movement watch of today.

Sure there are more expensive watches than my Enicar Sherpa but few have the character and unique funk these have.The Guides/Jets /Super Jets came out in so many different versions of colour combinations (and movements Sherpa 33 with the 125 ... 145s and 165s later on that Chronoswiss adopted from orphanage)it makes it difficult to stop at owning one.

They belong to the golden age of watchmaking

Mad dogs and Enicar Sherpas .
Amen, especially that last sentence... :)
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

Nice! I hardly wear mine - it is just too big. But the Jet is among my favorites, probably the one I would keep, if I were only allowed to pick a single watch.
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

Taswell (and any others who have had their Sherpas serviced/cleaned), is it possible to polish some of the scratches on the plexi glass? Do you do it yourselves, or have your watchmaker do it?
 

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I had a local jeweler do it. They did a great job.
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

The Jet has had a full overhaul so it's running just fine.
I found a NOS case with crystal so this one didn't need any polishing but I use Polywatch on others myself.
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

If its crystal crazying you mean its impossible to get off.
If theyre scratches they come off easily as the crystal is very thick.
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

Thanks for the replies. They are just scratches, no crazing. I'll ask my watch repair guy if he can do it, or else I might just try polywatch.
 

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

You need a special tool. Unless you're going to do it a lot, it might be cheaper just to ask a watchmaker to do it for you or to fit a new crystal on your watch.

 
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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

It was also my first trial with polywatch scratch remover, the results were astonishing. Applied some 4-5 teardrops on the crystal, distributed it on the whole surface with a piece of cotton cloth, waited a bit - like 2 min, then make some circles cw and ccw with pressure, repeat if necessary. Its joyful with the self sufficient feeling within this hobby, me happy, and would recommend it,the results:

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Re: Sv: The Joy of Collecting Vintage Enicar Watches

I had a good AR1145 movement on hand and bought a NOS gold plated case with dial, crown, and hands. Black Hadley-Roma band as the markers are gold with black stripes. I liked the red dot on the second hand. Now I am very tempted to get a black band with red stitching just to see how it would look. Watch keeps great time. The 1145 is a real gem!
 

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