How to Identify a Polarouter

The Polarouter was introduced in late 1954 following the historic SAS Polar flights but it was most likely renamed as the Polerouter within just a few months. Polarouters are therefore scarce as they were produced for just a short period and in small numbers. I’ve tried to list and illustrate some of the distinguishing features…

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The SAS Polarouter

    An SAS Polarouter is set to be sold by Sotheby’s in their Important Watches sale in Geneva on 13 November 2018; the first time, to my knowledge, that one has been sold at a major auction house. It therefore seemed like the right time to try to separate fact from fiction, to summarise…

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Polerouter Buying Guide

    Decide what it is you are looking for The beauty of the Polerouter family is that the models are so diverse, from an elegant tuxedo dial in a gold case to a 42mm super compressor and everything in between. Even just within the Polerouters, there are different case sizes and lug widths. You…

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