Vintage 1980s Swiss Unisex Moonphase Watch | 80s Aesthetic | Gold-tone & Brown Leather Bracelet | Celestial Star Jewelry

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• Men's/Women's Chrona Moonphase watch—Swiss made ~1980s
• Fancy-pants moonphase feature shows phases of the moon
• A timeless classic watch for everyday wear
• Gold-tone case with Roman numeral dial
• Golden dial with blue & gold moonphase dial, stick hands, date at 6 o'clock
• Swiss quartz movement with new battery
• 32mm (1.2") wide including the knurled gold-tone crown
• 35mm (1.4") tall including the bracelet lugs
• New old stock 18mm brown lizard pattern leather bracelet by Speidel
• EXTRA LONG bracelet fits wrists up to MAX 8.5" (21.6cm)
• Six month warranty for the FULLY RESTORED mechanical workings


Chrona Watch, Switzerland, has been making watches for almost 100 years. In the early 1900s they made very expensive, heirloom grade mechanical watches in small quantities. In the 1970s they started using quartz movements, after which they had a resurgence in the American department store Macy's.


This classic moonphase watch is a solid piece of Mid Century Modern jewelry with an updated 1980s fashion aesthetic. It's the perfect addition to a wrist near you! Refined and elegant in gold-over-brown, it brings confidence and class to any outfit. It adds a flourish to casual outfits, and falls right into place in business and formal-wear.

It's a perfect in-between unisex size for both men, women, and teens. (It's the same size as a classic 1980s unisex Swatch.)

The BEST BEST BEST part is of course the moonphase feature. For the past 100+ years, having this complicated, expensive feature in your mechanical watch screamed "I HAVE ENDLESS MONEY!" In fact, it still does. A mechanical moonphase watch can't be found for under $1,000 (and usually MUCH more.) But, this watch is a battery powered quartz watch. They're less expensive to manufacture. So, finally moonphase you can afford.

I installed a new old stock 18mm Speidel brown leather bracelet. It's finished in lizard grain patter. It fits big wrists, up to 8.5" (21.6cm) around. (Measure around your wrist with a measuring tape.) I'm a 5'8" tall guy that weighs 145 pounds. My wrist is about the average for men and women: 6.5". I could wear this bracelet as a belt if I needed to.


It's cosmetically in VERY GOOD condition. There are faint (semi-microscopic) marks on the case, caseback, and winding crown commensurate age. The leather bracelet, movement, hands, dial, and front crystal are in LIKE NEW condition.

HOW DOES IT RUN? Perfectly! Every single tiny piece was disassembled, cleaned, inspected, adjusted, reassembled, and calibrated to keep time as well as the day it was first made. Sounds expensive? It was. A full servicing and mechanical restoration like this generally costs at least $150. (That's over $150 that YOU don't have to pay.)

It has a new battery. It's NOT pressure tested for water resistance. Keep it dry!

Of course, it's not about telling time. It's about how it makes you feel. For creative individualists, a watch is a powerful tool that amplifies the expression of your individuality.

I can repair your vintage watches. I buy vintage watches. Message me for more information.


To protect your investment, all watches are sent with SIGNATURE REQUIRED. Keep this in mind when entering your address.


I offer you a six month warranty on the internal mechanical movement. Contact me if anything isn't working as expected.

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Can I get a different colored watchband?

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Reviews (1)


This watch is gorgeous and has clearly been updated with a lot of care and skill. The band is beautiful as well. The most lovely touch was having the date and time already set for my timemzone. Arrived quickly and packed well. I will absolutely be keeping my eye on this shop for my next watch.

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