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Not the usual sort of thing we see on here, but I thought I'd give it a go anyway!
From my pre-Carrera watch collection, a Raymond Weil Amadeus 200 7713 chronograph with the Valjoux 7750 movement.
Watch is 38mm excluding crown, so smaller than some of the recent oversized Vj 7750 watches, but comparable in size to the automatic Carrera reissue (the ones without external bezel) or a second generation Carrera 1153. The 7750 movement is quite thick though and there's no disguising this, so the watch wears "higher" on the wrist than an 1153 for example.
Steel case, with gold-plated fixed Tachy bezel, pushers and crown in very good order with just superficial scratches to the gold plate on the bezel. Signed screw-down caseback with model reference (7713) and serial number.
Champagne dial is pristine, with lume intact on both markers and hands.
Comes on a replacement generic steel bracelet with folding clasp with lock. Currently adjusted for between 7.5 and 7.75 inches with one adjustment hole remaining, so should fit up to an 8" wrist. I don't have the original boxes but will supply it with period Raymond Weil inner (blue) and outer (cream) boxes.
I haven't used this in some time but it is running well with manual winding and has kept good time over the past 24 hours.
Asking just £300 plus shipping at cost. Pretty cheap for a fully automatic chrono from a recognised brand I think, but we'll see! Payment by bank transfer in GBP.
I'd be happy to dissolve my entire Raymond Weil collection bar the ultra-thin Othellos that turned me onto the brand in my teens as I've moved onto the Carreras. I haven't detailed them here as it's not the usual Chronotrader sort of watch, but they include a Parsifal (the then top of the range RW model), Saxo, Fidelio, Coliseum, four Tango Divers and four other Tangos. Barring one automatic Tango, they are all quartz watches and not currently running - so that's one caveat, but they have all been laid up carefully in watch boxes and should only require a new battery. I'd be willing to price them accordingly, so if anyone should want a named brand Swiss watch for a loved one as a present or an ultra quick divers collection on the cheap, let me know!