Could be a later restoration. The stainless steel case is in good shape with normal signs of wear. The inner rear case cover is stamped WELSBRO WATCH CO SWISS FOND ACIER INOXYDABLE 398019 The manual wind chronograph movement is in not working.Although it will tick sometimes, it needs a new balance staff. The movement is an A. You can still find staffs for this caliber online. Other than the staff, Im sure it may need cleaning. You dont run across these early A. Michel one button chronographs too often. Great for someone with the time, expertise, and resources. What you see in the photos is what you will get. Please check out my other auctions for other fine vintage pocket & wristwatches.
This list is subject to change by Shipsaver. If you have any questions or concerns, please dont hesitate to contact me. Thanks for your interest and good luck! The item "1930s VINTAGE WELSBRO ONE BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH WATCH A MICHEL 1710 RARE" is in sale since Tuesday, January 8, 2019.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "adtpcs" and is located in Glendora, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.