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Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 122

Stainless Steel ?Crosswind Special? Breitling, Genève, "Crosswind Special, Chronographe", case No. 716938, Ref. B44356, No 917/1000. Made in a limited edition of 1000 pieces in 2003 ended 2004. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's chronometer wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, tachometer, large date and a stainless steel Breitling bracelet and deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

CHF 4,000 - 7,000

EUR 2,500 - 4,500 / USD 3,300 - 5,700

Sold: CHF 6,490

C. Three-body, polished, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated unidirectional revolving bezel with 15- second markers, anti-reflex sapphire crystal. D. Black with applied gold Arabic numerals, outer fifths of a second divisions concentric with tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30 minutes registers, aperture for the large date at 12. Luminous "baton" hands. M. Cal. 44, mechanical with automatic winding, certified chronometer, 38 jewels, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 44 mm. Thickness 17 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original