ENICAR Memostar Alarm Watch 1960s
Movement: Lemania 2980
Case Diameter without Crown: 40 mm
Lug Width: 20 mm
Bracelet/Strap: Handcrafted leatherstrap
Service-history: Unknown, service is advised
What you should know: alarm setting, case in almost NOS condition
ENICAR Memostar 1960s
That’s a rare bird! The Enicar Memostar from the 1960s is something special. A truly beautiful and stunning example of a vintage watch from a small watch manufacture. Special feature of this watch is the alarm setting. This beautiful WRISTCLASSIC comes with a unpolished case in mint condition with sharp edges. Dating to the 60s this classic model measures unusual big 40 mm. It offers a fairly wide-set bezel that gives this watch a nice presence. The dial is allover in clean condition with the original lume. The dial features a two-tone composition with the inner circle where you can set the alarm-time with. The simple Enicar-logo alongside the silver indexes and beautiful blue hands are harmonious and well balanced. The date is usually set at 3 o´clock. The crown is original with the appropriate GP-logo. The date can be set with a fast set pusher in the middle of the two crowns. The second crown is used for setting the alarm and activating the time by being pushed out. This WRISTCLASSIC is powered by a Lemania 2980 movement, running strong and keeping time well. The watch comes with a handcrafted leatherstrap in unworn condition. It’s a true WRISTCLASSIC with perfect proportions, timeless styling, and a great reference to the 60s. It is a splendid model inside and out, so be ready for the constant compliments sure to come your way.
Enicar was founded in 1913 by Ariste Racine-Blatt in La Chaux-de-Fonds. The name Enicar comes from the second name Racine spelled backwords. Enicar produced different of divers and chronographs especially in the 50s and 60s. The most known watches are the Enicar Sherpa, Sherpa Jet and the Sherpa Graph “Jim Clark” Chronograph.