c1971 Claro Beach Star in yellow

Produced for surfers and, bizarrely, the Basel Fire Service, this Claro Beach Star is the yellow version and has its original strap.

HOW DO WE DATE THIS WATCH?

Produced between 1969 and 1973, the Beach Star had a limited life but no serial numbers were recorded.  So we have chosen the middle year of the production period.

CONDITION

The watch is completely original.  It has been worn, but we have cleaned the strap and noryl-fibre case as best we can with our ultrasonic bath.  The Baumgartner 582 CLDD movement is working well, and the case has no major damage.  We have polished the acrylic glass to remove any light scratches.  The dial is good, with lume that still glows between 0 and 5, then every alternate 5 minute period.  The orange hands are good, with just a small spot of dirt on the minute hand lume section. The strap retains the original clip at the end, which is a great way of stopping the strap tail sticking out and should be fitted to more watches.  The Claro name has been reborn and the website for the new company, with a little more history of the brand and watch, can be found here.  The square design does make this watch wear larger that the dimension suggest.

This watch will be supplied with our Certificate of Authenticity.

Please see the HD video below for more detail.

​SIZE

Width with crown  40.0 mm

Width without crown  37.2 mm

Between lugs  20 mm

Lug to lug length  42.1 mm

Bracelet maximum length  198 mm

Thickness  12.6 mm

All sizes are approximate

PRICE

£175 including 2 months guarantee and free delivery to UK addresses.  If you live outside the UK we can still deliver to most countries.  Please see our Worldwide Shipping information, or Contact Us.

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