Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 43

High-frequency 1/100 chronograph with instantaneous reading device, dashboard-timer; oxidised aluminium

EUR 1,800 - 3,600

USD 2,200 - 4,300 / HKD 16,600 - 33,200

Black oxidised aluminium, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, high-frequency with instantaneous reading device, dashboard-timer mounted on a stand, with two horological complications:
• 1/100 chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces)
• Dragging 3-minute central counter (inner graduation with central index)

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Breguet, Paris

Year circa 1960

Case No. 4 131

Diameter 62.9 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 1370 (based on Lémania Watch Co., Alfred Lugrin, L’Orient (Vallée de Joux), No. 1 959 479)

Dimensions 66.6 x 76.4 x 72.1 mm


This chronograph works in a somewhat unusual way as it does not have the three classic “start / stop / return to zero” functions. Here the winding-crown also serves as a pusher for the “start and stop” functions as long as it is pressed, while the reset pusher is located at one o’clock.


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU