NOS Lunesa

Hello!  I just purchased this NOS Lunesa from eBay.  It’s from the 40’s or 50’s and in great condition.  It’s a little under 30mm which is perfect for me as I like my watches in the 30 to 36mm range.  Would anyone know anything about this watch?  I’m not familiar with this brand.  Thanks! 

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Don't know anything about the brand but, nice find! 

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I thought they would just be some dead forgotten supplier of military watches, but amazingly that company is still in business: http://www.lunesa.com

Impressive find, and I learned something new today! 

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Lunesa was a name registered in 1946 by C. Henzi-Schaffter in Switzerland.

If you pop the back one can try and guess the movement. At a guess it‘s probably an AS.

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Porthole

Lunesa was a name registered in 1946 by C. Henzi-Schaffter in Switzerland.

If you pop the back one can try and guess the movement. At a guess it‘s probably an AS.

Does this help?  It also says 

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LESSIASIOE P. BOURGUIRD SWISS MADE on the inside.  

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That’s an AS. 
It’s one of 1158, 1187, 1190, or 1213 without seeing what the number is under the balance wheel - but it’s late 1940s/early 1950s. Nice movement, reliable, Incabloc shock-protection.

That sounds like a case manufacturer but it’s not one I can find much about. Probably bought in by the brand for assembly.

So, to summarise, late 40s / early 50s Swiss, military-inspired, AS ebauche, finished by Henzi-Schaffter in Switzerland, and sold under their Lunesa brand.
 

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Great find! Amazing numerals. 30mm is definitely small, but period correct for sure. Mind sharing a wrist shot?

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SmallBlind

Great find! Amazing numerals. 30mm is definitely small, but period correct for sure. Mind sharing a wrist shot?

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Thanks.  Here’s a wrist shot.  BTW, I’m female, not a skinny wrist, but I think the watch looks good.  😉

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JABCHAMP
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Thanks.  Here’s a wrist shot.  BTW, I’m female, not a skinny wrist, but I think the watch looks good.  😉

Looks awesome!

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Porthole

That’s an AS. 
It’s one of 1158, 1187, 1190, or 1213 without seeing what the number is under the balance wheel - but it’s late 1940s/early 1950s. Nice movement, reliable, Incabloc shock-protection.

That sounds like a case manufacturer but it’s not one I can find much about. Probably bought in by the brand for assembly.

So, to summarise, late 40s / early 50s Swiss, military-inspired, AS ebauche, finished by Henzi-Schaffter in Switzerland, and sold under their Lunesa brand.
 

Wow!  Thanks for that information.  I appreciate it.  

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JABCHAMP
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Thanks.  Here’s a wrist shot.  BTW, I’m female, not a skinny wrist, but I think the watch looks good.  😉

What's your wrist size?

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What a beauty. Congratulation!