CYMA CHRONOGRAPH FOR HERMES LACQUERED DIAL
The company Cyma was founded in 1862 by Frederick Sandoz.
In 1881, nearly 150 watches come out every day from the workshops.
In 1910 Cyma obtains the first prize of the Universal Exhibition of Brussels, the brand then produces 2500 movements per day.
In 1915 the firm manufactures shockproof movements and waterproof watches.
In 1938, around 2,000 employees manufactured 4000 watches per day on 2200 machines.
The 1940s catalogs also feature wrist chronographs equipped with Valjoux calibres.
The proposed model is a sublime chronograph around 1930.
It is a round steel case with surprising and sublime handles Hooded streaked style.
Pushers of the rectangular chronograph.
Beautiful black dial with painted Arabic numerals.
Pulsometric scale at 15 pulsations for the doctor.
Telemetric scale that allows to determine the distance separating an event between its observer and a given point, via the speed of the sound is 340.29 meters / second, it is thus a comparison between the vision of an event and the time that the sound puts to be heard, very used for the gunners in time of war.
mechanical movement with manual winding.
Here is a very nice example of a collectible watch.
A magnificent vintage full of history.
Cyma with this model is positioned at the forefront of remarkable and unique chronograph manufacturers.