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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 13

ANGELUS PULSATION CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Angelus, Chronograph. Made in the 1960's. Fine, large, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, register and pulsation and asthmometer scales.

Two-body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, stepped bezel, screw-down case back. Silver with applied steel Arabic and baton numerals, subsidiary guilloché seconds, inner 1/5th second track and outer pulsation and asthmometer graduation. Luminous steel dauphine hands. Valjoux Cal. 22, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 10,625


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Property of the original Swiss doctor's family Although very little information is found on these medical Angelus watches, we know that at least 3 different versions exists. One earlier version featuring a very distinctive outer green pulsation scale, a similar model to this one featuring a second chronograph pusher and the third, with its distinctive pulsation and asthmometer scales, single button chronograph, modified valjoux 22 caliber and a very rare loupe integrated in the glass that magnifies the pulsation scale in beautiful red, black and green colors. For a similar example see, Brunner/ Pfeiffer-Belli's, wristwatches, page 23.