This is a Gruen men's wristwatch with a 10kt gold filled bezel. The watch comes with a worn Speidel flex band. The face features the hours represented by Arabic numerals with the words Veri-Thin listed below the Gruen watch name. This is a manual mechanical watch in working condition when wound. The back of the watch has a brushed finished.
When timed, the watch gains approximately one minute over a 24-hour period. The watch case and crown are covered in abrasions from use over time, dulling the surface finish. The watch crystal has some surface scuffs, but is not readily visible when glancing to tell the time. The watch face is well worn, with missing minute marks, especially towards the bottom of the face.
Case: The crown is at the 3 o’clock position. The back case cover is a brushed finished. The inside of the back cover is stamped Gruen Veri-Thin, Cased & Timed in U.S.A by The Gruen Watch Co., 10kt Gold Filled Bezel, 527 / 420, 5643369. Case is approximately 26 mm wide by 30 mm tall (20 mm from bottom of crystal to the top).
Dial: Marked with Gruen and Veri-Thin as well as gold-tone numerals for the hours. The hour and minute hands are gold-tone and there is a 60 second sub-dial with a gold-tone seconds hand.
Movement: The movement is marked Gruen Watch Co., Precision Seventeen 17Jewels, 420, Unadjusted, and Switzerland. Serial number A 466201.
Strap: The strap is a 15 mm wide gold-tone Speidel Flex Band.
Vintage Gruen Veri-Thin Wristwatch with 10kt Gold Filled Bezel