WWII Tutima Glashuette - Urofa 59

Up for sale is this classic German aviator’s chronograph made by Tutima-Glashutte at the height of WWII. The  UROFA cal. 59 is running strong and the chronograph functions, including the flyback, are operating as they should and resetting properly. Watch has got a complete movement service in 2017 – have a look at the attached invoice.

CASE: Large 39mm German nickle plated case with just a  typical age–related brassing.

CASEBACK: Stainless steel screw. Outer serial 205762 matches that on the movement. Inner caseback is marked Glashutte for the place of manufacture in Germany.

DIAL & HANDS: original radium Arabic numerals and radial constant seconds and 30-minute registers. The finely calibrated outer seconds track is completely intact, as are the inner register tracks. Cathedral hour & minute hands appear are in perfect condition, original Radium lume.

CROWN & PUSHERS: Original oversized textured winding crown with a lot of brassing. It winds and pulls out to set the time as it should. The pushers are original service parts. They match the case and function perfectly.

CRYSTAL: Acrylic crystal is chip & crack free.

BEZEL: German silver knurled rotating bezel shows brassing as well - good condition.

 MOVEMENT: This great Fliegerchrono features the famous UROFA cal. 59 Flyback chronograph movement, which was classified by the Luftwaffe as a military secret during WWII due to its technical excellence. This Tutima-Glashutte keeps great time and all chronograph functions record and reset properly, including the flyback function of course. As stated above, the SN on the bridge matches that on the external caseback and it has got a movement service in 2017.

BRACELET/BAND: Fixed lug bars – hand-made vintage leather NATO strap.

 This is a good opportunity for the serious MilWatch collector to land one of the iconic WWII watches in good condition and serviced status.

Here you will find my offer!