Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 44

Military airplane cockpit-watch, chronograph, minute counter; “Type 11”; oxidized metal

EUR 500 - 900

USD 600 - 1,100 / HKD 4,700 - 8,300

Sold: EUR 546

Oxidized metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, military airplane cockpit-watch with black dial and two horological complications:
• 1/5 chronograph (activated by the single push-piece located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
• Half-instantaneous 15-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Breguet, Paris

Model “Type 11”

Year circa 1950

Case No. 8 499

Diameter 58.2mm. (bezel)

Caliber 19’’’ (based on Valjoux 551 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux), 18 000 v / h

Dimensions 27.4 x 57 mm

Signature dial


“Type 11”
This kind of deck-watch, equipped with a chronograph, was mounted on the cockpits of fighter planes, like Jaguar, Mirage 2000 or Mirage F1. The winding-mechanism is particular because it uses an angle gear. The setting is done thanks to the bolt placed at 5 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