1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
Ref: 5257

1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
1937 Roamer "Tank" Radium
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Reference : 5257
Movement : 15 Jewel Manual Wound
Age : 1931/1940
Specific Age : 1937
Case Size : 20mm
Case Thickness : 7.5mm
Lug to Lug : 35mm
Lugs : 15mm
Condition : pre-owned
Box & Papers : none
Case Material : Chrome Plated
Service History : unknown service history

Points of Mention

This watch is sold as watch only and therefore comes with no original Roamer box or original Roamer paperwork. The watch is sold on a new leather strap. The chrome case is showing signs of wear and age as is the original dial which still features its original radium. There is no service history with this watch, it is running a few minutes fast a day.

The Watch

This beautiful Roamer dating to 1937 is absolutely perfect for a Gentleman who is comfortable wearing smaller watches or for a Lady to enjoy! Whilst having a Chrome case it is in okay condition considering it is 82 years old! The dial and hands are completely original and feature their original Radium, there are even some signs of Radium burn on the dial where the hands would have been left stagnant in one position for a very long time. It is rare and incredible to find watches still alive after this long, especially when they still look this good and have stood the test of time, I hope this watch gets to live on another 82 years!

Personal Note

I personally would wear this size watch, though I understand not all men would. But this is perfect for both male and female, though I suspect it would be more suited today on a ladies wrist! It is rare to find watches in this original condition still, that is what makes this even more attractive.