1960's Arsa Large Vintage Triple Calendar Valjoux 72C Chronograph Dato-Compax Watch - 18K Rose Gold


Item No. 8387SH

Today's offering showcases this impressive and beautiful all-original Arsa chronodato chronograph with exceptional Valjoux 72C movement encased in 18K rose gold.

It features a large aviator-style chronograph look that also possesses capabilities that track the date, day of the week, and month.

Inside this gem is a renowned Valjoux 72C movement, considered by some to be the finest triple-date chronograph recording movement ever made.

Known for its exceptional accuracy and reliability and powering Dato-Compax's for such companies as Rolex, for the six-figure ref. 6036 'Jean Claude Killy', Vacheron & Constantin, and Ulysse Nardin, it ranks in the top-tier of the iconic chronograph movements.

Dato-Compax watches from the top brands have continued to increase in popularity. Which is why affordable Valjoux 72C powered Dato-Compaxes from smaller brands like Arsa are becoming more and more desirable.

It has all of its original parts. Its case is in excellent condition still retaining nice lines and strong markings. Its untouched original two-tone silver dial shows only fairly light aging. And its very fine movement is keeping very accurate time.

One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it.

For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new calfskin strap designed for use on its fixed lugs making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function, a full-page custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

  • Brand: Arsa
  • Model: Ref. 22937 "Extra" dato-compax
  • Serial no.: 23714
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Year built: c. 1960's
  • Case material: 18K rose gold
  • Case condition: Better than near mint with only light wear. Stamping and hallmarks are very clear.
  • Dimensions: 38mm diameter (excluding the crown), 42mm long lug tip-to-tip, 13mm thick
  • Dial: Two-tone silver, signed Arsa Extra, outer graduation for the date, apertures for the days of the week and of the months, further outer inner minute and 1/5th second track, guilloche subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12 hours and 30 minute registers, original, showing only fairly light signs of aging
  • Hands: Original, blue steel, very tip of hour hand missing
  • Movement type: Signed Arsa, very well-designed, Valjoux 72C, manually wound, gilt plated, 18 rubies, index regulator
  • Width between lugs: 19mm
  • Band: Calfskin leather, designed for fixed lug watches like this one, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment. 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.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. It is keeping very accurate time.
  • Warranty: 1-year C.O.T. international warranty.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • 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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