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Benrus BR2 Watch

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Benrus was founded 1921 by Benjamin Lazrus and his 2 brothers. Casing in New York with imported Swiss movements. The watches were popularized in 1926 with marketing based on Charles Lindbergh. During WWII Benrus technologically elevated the anti magnetic watch case to advance aviation warfare and perfecting the waterproof proof watch for mariners and divers. So well respected that in 1963 the DNC gifts JFK a custom Benrus watch which he added to his treasured collection.

Maker Origins:  American Company out of New York. Swiss movements cased in NYC. Established 1921. Recently reignited the company in NYC. 
Model/Type:  BR 2, Mid-Century with fancy lugs and designer knot casing 
Manual/Automatic:  Manual 
Jewels:  17 
Era:  1950’s 
Size:  30mm
Lug Width:  16mm
Metal:  Gold filled top, Steel back 
Caliber #:  N/A 
Things to know:  Sub-second-hand Dial 

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