O: Uber Rare Enzo Mechana Prototype

almost 2 years ago
FSO: Uber Rare Enzo Mechana Prototype
Price
$1,200.00
Brand
Nauticfish
Seller
BruFlick
Available on
WatchUSeek
Location
New Jersey, USA
Description

Heres a sweet one for all the Enzo Mechana nuts out there
or really any fan of cool micro divers: an early (2004-2005) EM in-house prototype.
Details and background on the piece confirmed with Enzo via email (see image below).
The piece features a mix of elements from what would become the EM001 and EMV models. The lugs are non-drilled, which give the piece a completely different look and feel than other EMs (IMHO).
The bezel is a one-off. Caseback has no serial numbers or other markings besides EMs early boat branding. Previous owner had the new dial and handset installed.
Movement is an ETA 2892 with a Tiffany & Co rotor. Keeping good time; crown winds, sets, and screws down without issue, though theres a bit of wobble that is common among these early models. (More on the bizarre Tiffany connection here: Mystery Tiffany & Co. Diving Watch Is Rare Treat: Partnership With NauticFish, Enza Mechana? | aBlogtoWatch)
Condition is well-loved and in line with a 10-year-old tool watch. Superficial marks here and there, strap change marks on the lug undersides, etc. Nothing horrifying. Looks great on the wrist: the metal has a nice lustre to it, the lume is nuclear. Crystal is clean save a small speck of dust on the underside near the logo at top. I cant even find it half the time.
Great opportunity to own a little piece of history from a brand (and man) thats historically elusive and getting even more so as the years go by. Only letting this go to raise funds.
Looking for $1200 OBRO, with the bracelet only.
Happy to answer questions or send pix. Lots of positive feedback so deal with confidence.
Thank you!