Swiss-Made Vintage Invicta

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Swiss-Made Vintage Invicta

Post by koimaster » September 11th 2020, 12:17pm

These Swiss-Made Vintage Invicta Watches Show the Brand’s Forgotten History

Three vintage Invicta watches with mechanical movements and restrained designs are nothing like what most peopld expect from the brand today.

Just the name Invicta can make some watch enthusiasts recoil, and for good reason. Today, Invicta is often emblematic of iterative, over-the-top watch designs, as unrestrained in their mishmashed styles as in their size. However, the brand, founded in the 19th century in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, didn’t always make watches that look this way.

Over the brand’s history, there have been everything from elegant grand complication pocket watches to cool mid-century chronographs, divers, and dress watches. Vintage Invicta watches are pretty hard to find now, but the interesting few specimens below show a different, largely forgotten side of a well-known brand. For many, it might be a challenge to see beyond the name on the dial and the strong associations it conjures, but they are definitely worth a look.

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