Automatic Certina DS Turtle back from 1965
armored, plastic crystal.
Front case: Steel
case molded in one piece with non-removable bezel. Minor traces of usage but in
Rear case: Good
condition with the classical “turtle back”. Few scratches close to case opening
parts. Minor scratches on the lugs.
Case number: 5801112.
Case size: Ø~
36 mm excluding crown.
Dial color: Varnished
cream silver colored dial in good condition. Minor patina traces are visible.
Elevated Certina-logo and “Certina automatic DS” printed text. @ 3 the is the
calendar function which is working perfectly.
Elevated rod-index in silver color, good condition.
colored, original hands in great condition. Second hand has a nice sweeping
Original, silver colored crown with Certiina-logo.
Bracelets / Straps: Dark brown leather straps with stitching and steel buckle signed
Certina on the side. Straps also signed “Certina swiss made” on the inside. Strap
width @lugs 18mm, @buckle 16mm.
Bracelet max Ø: ~
Bracelet minimum Ø: ~
movement in great condition. Keeps time well with no deviation measured during
24 hrs. Power reserve is approximately 30 hrs. No service history available.
Movement designation number: N/A
Manufacturing year: 1965 (not confirmed by manufacturer).
original box according to pictures
very nice, rare, Certina flag ship model. The DS has always been wanted and
this nice vintage piece with the turtle back is hard to find in good condition.
Art. no. 0167