Stainless Steel Movado Calendograph Movado, Fab. Suisse, “Calendograph”, Ref. 14820 with triple-date calendar and rare "candy apple" date indicator.
Case: Three-body, solid, polished, fluted Turtle lugs, stepped band, rounded bezel, pushers on the band, snap-on case back. Light scratching all over with no dings or gauges.
Dial: Two-tone silver with applied silver Arabic numerals and indexes, inner minute track, outer graduation for the days of the month in blue, apertures for the days of the week and the months, subsidiary seconds dial. Steel blue Alpha hands and "candy Apple" date indicator. Beautiful light patina which enhanced the dial two tone effect.
Movement: Calibre. 475, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator. Some tarnishing on the bridge, movement is strong , clean and watch runs well.
Movement Nr. B495XXX
Diameter: 34mm Thickness: 9.5mm
Starting in the 1930's, Swiss watchmaker Movado introduced to the market different calendar watches under different names such as Calendoscope, Calendomatic, Calendolux, Calendoplan including this model the Calendograph. The Calendograph along with the Calendolux was the high end offering of the brand selling at a premium with a better quality case and dial.
The watch were fitted with a in-house ebauche the fame Calibre 475. These watches received great success in Europe and made them known in the USA thanks to advertising.
The above watch has a combination of a gorgeous two tone dial with a Candy apple date indicator which makes it quite rare among Movado triple date which are usually fitted with an arrow pointer.