Gruen "Curvex Citadel" men's Retro Modern design wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill, circa 1948.
The "Curvex Citadel" has claw-shaped lugs and was in the first group of Curvex models featuring the grade 370 Curvametric movement. The dial features alternating gold inlaid numerals and raised gold markers. This example is in excellent condition with just a tiny amount of brassing to the tips of the lugs. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. Case measures 39mm long and 24mm wide. Original dial is excellent with a few tiny marks. Has new glass crystal. The watch is powered by its correct 17-jewel Gruen grade 370 Curvametric manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.