Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 59

Fly-back chronograph, “type XX”; stainless steel

EUR 15,000 - 25,000

USD 17,900 - 29,700 / HKD 140,000 - 232,000

Sold: EUR 24,050

Fine and rare, stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, black colour dial, with subsidiary seconds at 9, fly-back “retour en vol” chronograph with three counters.

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-06-10-01


HANDS Partially replaced


HANDS Original

Brand Breguet, Paris

Model “Type XX”

Year 1966

Case No. 3 076

Bracelet Nato strap

Diameter 38 mm.

Caliber 720 (by Valjoux)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


In 1954, after successfully fulfilling the French Ministry of Defence's requests, Breguet started to produce the Type XX « Flyback » for the French naval air army : 38 mm round case, black dial two registers with luminescent hands an numerals, manual winding flyback movement. An icon in the watchmaking and military history !