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New Old Stock Vintage Solvil Et Titus Lady Manual Watch Rare To Find Cheap For Sale
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AN ULTRA RARE ITEM !
A ULTRA RARE , CLASSIC
RARE NEW OLD STOCK VINTAGE SOLVIL ET TITUS LADY MANUAL WATCH RARE TO FIND .
IN EXCELLENT WORKING CONDITION. MOST DESIRABLE FOR THE COLLECTORS & CONNOISSEURS align="center">
LOW RESERVE GOING CHEAP in Excellent Condition .
THE ORIGINAL Dial has the TTITAS LOGO & SIGNATURE SWISS MAKE
THE BACK IS STAINLESS STEEL & NUMBERED 12226
RUNNING & DUELY SERVICED SWISS MADE DUELY SERVICED .
DIAL DIA APP. 18 MM
THE WATCH STILL KEEPS A GOOD TIME
THE MACHINE ALSO IS VERY NEAT N CLEAN
FOR THESE OLD BEAUTIES +- 10 MINUTES IN 24 HOURS ARE THE NORMAL TOLERANCES ..
STILL IN GREAT SHAPE AND KEEPING GOOD TIME .
DUE TO THE AGE AND LONG INTERNATIONAL DISTANCES
ASK ME QUESTIONS AND I WOULD BE PLEASED TO REPLY.
THE BUYER HAS TO CHOOSE THE EXPEDITED SHIPPING ONLY DUE TO HIGH VALUE OF THE ITEM .
Such a masterpiece in this brilliant shape is NEVER SEEN BEFORE in !
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Paul Ditisheim: the founder
Paul Ditisheim, son of the famous Ditisheim family, was born into the small social circle of industrialist families that led the Swiss watch industry of the time. He studied at the Horological School of in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the historic birth place of watch-making industry,
and received his diploma at the age of 13. He was then trained in
several of the major watch makers and worked at his family's Vulcain
manufacture until 1892
when he founded his own brands: Solvil (whose items were often signed
Paul Ditisheim) and Titus (whose items were generally marked
Through its manufacture, Ditishiem was instrumental in developing the new generation of chronometers, improving them grandly through his studies on the impact of atmospheric pressure and magnetic fields. He invented the affix balance.
Thanks to his inventions, he was able to make the most precise
chronometers ever made. By 1903, his watches were awarded by the Kew and Neuchâtel Observatories contests. In 1912, he won the world’s chronometric record of the Royal Kew Observatory. He also worked closely with Physics Nobel prize winner Charles-Edouard Guillaume and has been considered the father of the modern chronometers. According to Professor M. Andrade of the Besançon Astronomical Observatory, Solvil et Titus Ditisheim's devices “constitute the most important progress of modern chronometry” 
Paul-Bernard Vogel: the Golden Age
A globalized brand: Titus sign on Hennessy Road, Hong Kong, 1960's
In 1930, Paul Ditisheim handed over the Solvil et Titus and Paul Ditisheim brands to wealthy Swiss entrepreneur and captain of industry Paul Bernard Vogel. Vogel, heir to a prestigious family of industrialist and married to the heiress of the prominent Eberhard family, was also a member of the Swiss watch industry’s elite. Vogel moved the company's headquarters to Geneva where he started expanding it. Vogel was one of the most prominent members of Geneva's high society, he was the chairman of the Salon Montres et Bijoux (the Watch and Jewelry's Fair), the most prestigious association of Swiss watch manufacturers and jewelers of the time and used the various social events he organized to advertise his company's collections.
By the 1950's Vogel, feeling the shift in consummer's habits, decided to divided its brands into two. On the one hand, the company kept producing the luxury watches it was famous for. On the other hand, it started producing lower-cost watches that fitted properly the emerging mass consumption markets. Thanks to this new orientation, Solvil et Titus was instrumental in the development of mechanical and electronic watches. In 1968, Vogel took the lead of the newly founded Societe des Gardes-Temps SA, a conglomerate of low cost watch manufacturers which was the world's third largest watchmaking company of the time and had a true international dimension (it acquired the American Waltham Watch Company and signed a licensing agreement in 1973 with Elgin Watch – then Swiss watchmaking's biggest foreign investment.
Vogel has foreseen the necessities of broadening the market for watches and of creating an international distribution system and consequently decided to expand Solvil et Titus activities overseas. In the 1970s, surfing on the Asian Tigers economic boom, he sent his son, Paul Vogel, to grow the family business operations in the Asian market. Based in Hong Kong, Paul succeeded into making Solvil et Titus one of the most popular brand in Eastern Asia.
In the late 1970s, Paul Vogel who has inherited the company from his
late father came back to Europe and decided to sell Solvil et Titus
brands. The European activities became part of Ebel while the Asian activities were sold to Hong Kong entrepreneur Joseph Wong and are now part of Stelux Holdings. The company, now headquartered in Hong Kong, has kept its name and continues its growth as one of Asia's favourite brand, notably thanks to its famous Time is Love advertising campaigns starring superstars Dave Wang Chieh, Chow Yun Fat and Andy Lau as well as world-renowned footballer Ryan Giggs, [and] that have become classics of Hong Kong’s advertising industry.
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