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Seller Photos and description below. The seller is well known in the WIS world, particularly those of us who were around many years ago.



In 2007 he was featured in a Watchtime article showcasing his extensive collection of Citizen Campanolas. The Generation 1 versions were sold only via AD and the Gen2 models which came out in the early 2000's were sold via AD and informercials.







GEVRIL Ref. A0111: (#2999). The simple steel model with 18k gold accents on the bezel and dial. Its 39mm diameter is stately and proper, the thickness is 10mm. Strap width is 19mm.
The case components are nicely sculpted: ribbed sides avoid the monotony of simple squared surfaces; the notches on bezel and case back align to provide continuity of form; the bezel slopes from the crystals edge to meet the case band and lugs, giving an already fairly thin watch the illusion of being even more so. The dial, set fairly deep in the case to accommodate 3 layers of hands, employs a tasteful variety of textures and depths. The central pattern steps down to a matte ring which borders the hours chapter with black roman numerals. Finally, a matte ring with applied black dots forms the outer boundary. The flat sapphire crystal is flawless.



The black hands of proper lengths are thin and dressy but slightly curved and provide contrast for easy reading of the time. The long counter-balanced seconds hand suggests the accuracy of an observatory chronometer. It comes on a burgundy Audemars Piguet alligator strap.

The Gevril is powered by an ETA caliber 2824-2. The 2824 within is a high-grade edition which easily runs near COSC-mandated accuracy.

Early Gevrils were produced by Audemars Piguet
 

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Alain, the waiting has to be just the worst, but also terrific ! :eek2::happy0065:
Seriously, this Gevril looks like a real show stopper, and like
it will be ridiculously cool when it arrives. :cool2:

You can tell in the pictures that it really is an exceptional
watch, and one you, or at least we don't get a chance to
see every day. Am hoping time flies by, and it gets to you
quickly. ..Big congratulations ahead of time on this !!!
 

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Alain, the waiting has to be just the worst, but also terrific ! :eek2::happy0065:
Seriously, this Gevril looks like a real show stopper, and like
it will be ridiculously cool when it arrives. :cool2:

You can tell in the pictures that it really is an exceptional
watch, and one you, or at least we don't get a chance to
see every day. Am hoping time flies by, and it gets to you
quickly. ..Big congratulations ahead of time on this !!!



Thanks, nothing fancy but given the history of the first generation watches it was a no brainer for me. Many second generation (but not all) were made by Armand Nicolet.
 

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Thanks, nothing fancy but given the history of the first generation watches it was a no brainer for me. Many second generation (but not all) were made by Armand Nicolet.

You are very welcome sir, and actually think it's pretty amazing,
and fancy in a special, and unique way. :clap2: Honestly, am trying to
think of a watch with this kind of stacked, or almost accordian-
like case, and can't.

The design even carries over on to the lugs it looks like, and
how about the dial?! ..Love the changing of textures, along
with beautiful hands, and Roman Numerals.

Just those notches in the case, and crown style are different. :eek2:

Learning about the history, and connection to AP is really
something also. The connection to Armand Nicolet later on
is neat as well. But didn't know about the AP relationship.

Thanks a ton Alain for the look, along with info about this
one. ..I hope this gets to you soon !
 
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