This Pontiac Hydraulica is one of a batch that I received to take a look at and possibly repair and/or restore. The dial and the hands are in a good condition but the case is rough. Unfortunately, this is a chrome plated case so there is nothing I can do about it. The movement is an ETA 1280, hand winder with a mobile stud and 17 jewels.

Disassembly

 

Pontiac Hydraulica

ETA 1280 hand winder

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