Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
BREITLING FOR BENTLEY REF. A44362 CHRONOGRAPH "BENTLEY 6.75" Breitling, Genève, for "Bentley 6.75 Chronograph," Officially Certified Chronometer, case No. 2296861, Ref. A44362. Made to celebrate the hand-assembled, 6.75 liter Bentley Arnage Limousine engine. Fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, date, slide rule and a stainless steel Breitling link bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Warranty and COSC certificate.
Three-body, solid, polished, bi-directional rotating bezel with inner tachometer calibration graduation, screwed-down case back and crown, case back embossed with the "Bentley wheel" logo, lapidated lugs, sapphire crystal. Bronze and matte silver with applied steel baton and luminous square indexes, minute and 1/5th seconds divisions, outer tachometer and slide rule graduation, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12- hour registers, aperture for the date. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 44B, rhodium-plated, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.