Bucherer Skeleton

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Our history began in 1888, when merchant and entrepreneur Carl-Friedrich Bucherer opened the first specialist watch and jewellery store in Lucerne together with his wife, Luise, thereby laying the foundations for a successful family business.

The sons of Carl-Friedrich and Luise Bucherer joined the family business at the beginning of the 1920s. Thanks to their wealth of experience, Ernst and Carl Eduard Bucherer led the business to even greater success. Ernst Bucherer entered into a particularly fruitful partnership with Hans Wilsdorf, the founder of Rolex, in 1924, adding the watch brand – which at the time was barely established – to the Bucherer range. Today, Rolex is one of the most famous watch brands in the world and remains Bucherer’s most important partner.

The Bucherer success story continued in the same vein despite the crises of the 1930s and the Second World War. The family business opened branches in further Swiss towns and tourist destinations. In 1977, management was taken over by the third generation of the founding family: under Jörg G. Bucherer, the business expanded into Austria in the 1980s, and then into Germany some 10 years later.

In Switzerland, Bucherer acquired the Kurz Group in 1989, and, in 2001, Swiss Lion AG. The separate company Carl F. Bucherer was also founded in 2001, continuing the Bucherer family’s watchmaking tradition that stretches back to 1919.



A very rare early unique Bucherer skeleton wristwatch. Nice gold filled case, genuine diamond on the dial at 12 oclock position, sapphire crown, original high quality swiss 17j Bucherer movement. This is a nice and rare unique skeleton see-through watch. This watch has been stored away for many years and was hardly ever worn. This watch is in working condition, winds up, and overall in very clean original condition considering its age and rarity. Not many were made and still in original working condition! A nice early Bucherer watch, would be a great addition to a collection!We sell watches AS IS. This old watch is in good condition considering its age and is in working order. Cleaning the movement is always recommended on older watches (this watch has not been tested for accuracy). The watch is working, sets time, and all hands, crowns, ect are present and functioning.Check out the pictures and ask any questions before bidding.


RARE Bucherer Skeleton Manual Wind Mens Chronometer Watch 18K Gold Plated
Swiss Made

Unique item. Great shape with minimal details. Please note a small chip in the glass. Barely noticeable.
No peeling off gold plated. Excellent condition!
Running well and strong. Tested for accuracy.
Movement: Bucherer Swiss
Style: Dress/Luxury Square Shaped
Functions: Date, Chronometer
Case: 18K Gold Plated
Bezel: 18K Gold Plated
Back: Exhibition Sapphire Crystal
Dial: Deep Blue
Crown: Pull and Push, position 0, 1
Water resistance: Untested
Crystal: Sapphire
Clasp: 18K Original Bucherer Gold Plated Buckle
Strap: Original Bucherer Black Lizard Leather Strap .
Case Width: 28.5mm (without crown)
Case Width: 30.5mm (with crown)
Case Width (lug to lug): 35.5mm
Lug Width: 15mm