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It is very old Swiss wristwatch "Titus".

Year c.1900-1920

3,9cm x 2,1cm / 1,5" x 0,7"

The movement has been cleaned, conditioned by a master Watchmaker (watch repairer). IT works good and precise.

If You need more photos, please, convo me!

Please, it is very old watch and it has signs of age.

Great item for watch collector! (has antique strap)

Paul Ditisheim (1868-1945), a well-known watchmaker and inventor, was an extremely prominent figure in the Swiss watch industry of his time. In 1887, he named one of the initial models he created, Titus, and thus the brand Solvil et Titus was born. Solvil, an abbreviation of Sonvilier, is the Jura village in which a factory for making watch components stood and Titus was a highly talented and skilled Roman Emperor of the first century.Ditisheim was immensely interested in researching and manufacturing chronometers, and was extremely successful at it, demonstrated by the fact that his products hold records for precision as deemed by the prestigious international trials carried out by the Royal Observatories of Kew-Teddington and Neuchâtel. His products ranged greatly from navigational-purposed watches to chronometers with automatic display of sunrise and sunset time to the minute each day; from watches with perpetual calendars to ones that could strike and incorporated chimes, from chronometers with equations of time to many others with many complicated features.
Marketed under approximately thirty brands, all of these chronometers and watches substantiated his creativity, skill and innovational abilities.

In 1930, Ditisheim handed Solvil et Titus over to Paul-B. Vogel, who foresaw the necessities of broadening the market for watches and of creating an international distribution system. As the demand for exclusive articles was being overtaken by the mass market demand and assisted by the fact that the Swiss watch industry made impressive progress after World War Two, Solvil et Titus expanded. This meant an approach consisting of more dynamic commercial methods as well as a revolution in watch conception and manufacturing.Between 1950 and 1970, the watch market developed rapidly throughout the world. In 1963, the Société des Garde-Temps S.A (SGT) was created, and Solvil et Titus became one of the members of this important group. New geographic, sociological and economic markets started to appear and in the 70s, Solvil et

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