ENICAR Memostar Alarm Watch 1970s Ref. 298-01-01
Movement: Lemania 2980
Case Diameter without Crown: 40 mm
Lug Width: 20 mm
Bracelet/Strap: steel bracelet
Service-history: Unknown, running well, all functions in wokring order
What you should know: alarm setting, case in almost NOS condition
ENICAR Memostar 1970s
That’s a rare bird! The Enicar Memostar from the 1970s 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 70s 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 Enicar-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 70s. 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.
Why buy a vintage watch?
There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.
I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.