#5832 Farer Universal Leven Aqua Compressor

Farer Universal Leven Aqua Compressor
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British designed, Swiss made Farer Universal Leven Aqua Compressor, very good condition pre owned watch with box and papers. Watch is fitted with steel bracelet and also comes with a rubber strap, both original. Watch case has a display back and two screw down crowns, bronze crown sets and winds (automatic) movement and lower steel crown turns inner bezel. The watch is named after HMS Leven, a 20-gun Royal Navy ship built in Ipswich and launched on 23 December 1813, most famous for her work with the Royal Navy Survey Service. In 1821 she set off on an epic voyage which resulted in mapping the whole east coast of Africa, numerous islands and parts of Arabia. By the time she returned home in 1826, over 30,000 nautical miles of coast had been surveyed. Photos are magnified and show details not seen by naked eye, the case measures 41.5 mm across (not including crown) x 46 mm lug to lug.

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