I got this Pontiac Nageur 2 weeks ago. Nageur means “Swimmer” in French, a sign that these watches are considered waterproof. The dial is still very crisp and you don’t see that two-tone or bullseye design too often on a Pontiac. The blued hands are in a nice condition and still have the original lume. The movement is an ETA 1260 and it runs ok. Too bad the crown is worn and the plating on the case is faded and damaged, especially at the lugs. Because the base metal is brass, the damage at the lugs is not very obvious. The wear on the crown from years of winding it is much more obvious.

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