In the middle seventies, good Swiss brands had trouble holding their place in the market and started to compete on price by cutting quality.
The Roamers were renowned for there virtually indestructible, leak proof cases and excellent gold plating. Not in this example, the case is cheap without any seals. Okay, it’s a dress watch, but in its day, even the dress watches had some degree of water resistance.
It is signed on the dial, movement and crown, but not the back……cost cutting
On the plus side, the dial has raised markers and the movement is the nicely finished and efficient in house MST414. And that’s what gets this watch over the line