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Hi, this watch got passed down from.my.grandad to me when he died and I really don't know much about it.
Please could you tell me more about the watch please,
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P.S I know it needs a good clean.
Thankyou in advance ☺
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My guess is its era is 2002 and was marketed with some reference to 1492. "in 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue". There are a bazillian brands that aren't so much as Googleable and I suspect Swiss Sports is one of them (note, it is not Swiss made but Swiss design). I have a watch branded 'Indian Motorcycle' and another branded 'Columbia' (the sportswear company). Their value is very small.
Just my thoughts as a newbie here myself. Perhaps someone more knowledgeable has a better response.
 

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Welcome to the forum, and sorry for your loss....


In regard to the watch, as the others have said, it's not worth very much, for a couple of reasons (some already mentioned above):

1. It has a quartz movement

2. It says Swiss Sports, but it is not made in Switzerland (likely made in Asia)

3. The interior of the bracelet has the plating coming off, revealing the inexpensive metal underneath.

4. The case of the watch is also pitting, likely it is a cheap base metal of some sort, with inexpensive plating.

Personally, I would not wear it due to the plating coming off, revealing a blackened metal, which could be anything really.
 

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Hi, this watch got passed down from.my.grandad to me when he died and I really don't know much about it.
Please could you tell me more about the watch please,
Make
Value
Era
Ect...
P.S I know it needs a good clean.
Thankyou in advance ☺
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From the looks of the bracelet, looks like a pot metal chrome plated hunk of junk to me!
 

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Hi Camaron, and yes, so sorry about your grandfather.

This one looks like it has been turning heads for a lot of years.
But honestly can't tell what brand, or company this might be
from here. ..I tried to make out the name, or logo, but can't tell
what it says.

All I can say, is if it still works to enjoy it, or have a new battery
put in, and have fun wearing it. (y) 🙂
 

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Hi Camaron, and yes, so sorry about your grandfather.

This one looks like it has been turning heads for a lot of years.
But honestly can't tell what brand, or company this might be
from here. ..I tried to make out the name, or logo, but can't tell
what it says.

All I can say, is if it still works to enjoy it, or have a new battery
put in, and have fun wearing it. (y) 🙂
It says SWISS SPORTS and has the swiss logo on it
 

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It says SWISS SPORTS and has the swiss logo on it

(y) Thanks so much for the information Camaron.🙂

Unfortunately have not heard of that brand. ..But that doesn't mean it
still can't be worn, and enjoyed. Just the style, as well as burgundy dial
are terrific. Not to mention timeless. ..I hope you can wear it, and enjoy it.
 

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Hi, this watch got passed down from.my.grandad to me when he died and I really don't know much about it.
Please could you tell me more about the watch please,
Make
Value
Era
Ect...
P.S I know it needs a good clean.
Thankyou in advance
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Welcome aboard....

Google is your friend.

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