Sherpa Graph MK 1b


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Enicar Sherpa Graph MK Ib (Source: OF-User SCR250)

 

The second “generation of Enicar Sherpa Graph’s appeard in winter 1961. The main change was a second dial color and new hands.

Reference Number: 1308 BaNCH

Serial Range: 409.2xx – 409.7xx

Case

Stainless steel EPSA compressor case with bajonet lock.

40,2mm x 49,3mm without crown, 13,5mm thickness, lug width 20mm

Bezel

The inner tachy scale of the MK I is just found in white color but with at least three letterings: 1.) “Tachymetre Base 1000” ; 2.). No Tachy, No base; 3.) Tachymetre 300

Dial

The MK 1b introduced a second “color”. besides the known reverse panda dial, there was also a complete white dial available. The Enicar logo is still the big and old one with the letters in the middle of the saturn.

Since we are at the beginning of the 60s, the dial lume is made of radium.

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Sherpa Graph MK Ib dial (Source: OF-User SCR250)

 

Hands

Minute and hour hand are introduces as paddles, which became very famous for Enicar watches. They are not painted and have a tip at the end. The tip is longer than on later executions.

The second hand is red painted and straight.

The subdial hands are painted black or unpainted. Minute and hour counter hands looks like little arrows, second hand is just straight.

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Enicar Sherpa Graph sub hands (Source: OF-User SCR250)

 

Crown

The MK Ib has one of the older, thin compressor crowns, but with Saturn on it. They are way smaller than the ones of the next references.

 

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Enicar compressor crown with saturn

Back

The back shows the cloverleaf of early Enicar watches.

 

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Cloverleaf back

Movement: High quality Valjoux 72 with rosé golden finish.

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