RARE 1930's Cyma Sterling Silver Golf Belt Buckle Watch w/ 40 Inch Leather Belt. Around 1926, King Edward the VIII of England challenged Tavannes to custom make a watch that could be worn as a belt buckle while golfing. The watch was a huge success and around 1929 other watch makers, such as Cartier, Hermes and LeCoultre, started producing their own versions.
Here we have a 1930's Cyma version of the watch. The watch case and buckle are sterling silver. The buckle measures approximately 2 3/8 inches wide x 1 1/8 inches high. After pressing the discreet button on the frame of the buckle, a Cyma watch measuring approximately 27mm x 27mm opens to a 90 degree angle. The original ivory color metallic dial with large gold colored metallic numerals, gold metallic luminous shaped hands, a seconds register at 6 o'clock and is stamped "Cyma" and "Swiss".
The dial is in good condition having only a few age marks. The crystal is in good condition. The inside case is stamped Brevet Dem.", "Sterling Silver", "0.935", "0125968", "286", "Swiss and has a few hallmarks. The dust cover is stamped "0.935", "0125968" and "1286". The original movement is stamped "Cyma", U. ", "15 Fifteen Jewels", "2 Two Adjs.
All screws appear to be in good condition. This watch is crown wind and set. Watch is running and keeping time. The watch buckle comes with a (custom for this buckle) black leather belt measuring approximately 40 1/2 inches long x 1 inch wide. The belt has a sterling silver keeper so that this belt can be adjusted to your liking without having to punch holes.Aside from needing an overall cleaning and polishing, this watch is in great condition. If you can find a compatible bracelet, this watch could also be worn on the wrist. A rare and beautiful collector's piece!
The item "RARE 1930's Cyma Sterling Silver Golf Belt Buckle Watch with 40 Inch Leather Belt" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Other Watches". The seller is "tictockjewelryshop" and is located in Wheaton, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.