1940's Zodiac Vintage Mens Dress Watch - 14K Gold


Item No. 8156SH

Today's offering showcases this striking Zodiac mens rectangular watch in 14K gold with dramatic hooded lug case made for the U.S. market. Classic and elegant yet slightly avante garde, it possesses a great '50's American look.

It presents in very pleasing condition. The silver dial is a very well done previous restoration. The case is better than near mint.

Powering the watch is a fine handwound Zodiac caliber 370 movement. It was just cleaned and oiled.

We have installed a new Teju strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year warranty on the movement and its function and a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.

Zodiac was a midsize Swiss watchmaking firm. Although their name may be unfamiliar to some, Zodiac achieved a level of quality in their watches that was 50% higher than the Swiss watchmaking average according to the Watch Testing Office of Switzerland.

  • Manufacturer: Zodiac
  • Country of origin: Switzerland, made for the U.S. market
  • Year built: c. 1950's
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Men - by today's standards a unisex watch.
  • Case material: 14K gold
  • Case condition: Better than near mint
  • Dimensions: 23mm diameter at widest point, 34mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Dial: Light silver with gold indexes, previously well-restored
  • Hands: Original, gold faceted dauphines
  • Movement type: Zodiac caliber 370, handwound, rhodium plated, 17 jewels
  • Band: Teju, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Width between lugs: 19mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, vintage, excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes, cleaned and oiled. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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