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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 147

Steel Chronograph Breitling, Swiss, case No. 1225. Made circa 1940. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, tachometer, telemeter and a stainless steel Breitling buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, lapidated concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. Matte silver with painted radial black Arabic numerals 3 & 9 and yellow gold round indexes, outer black tachometer and red telemeter scale, 1/5th second track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute registers. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 13???, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Dial and case signed. Diam. 32 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

EUR 1,100 - 1,900 / CHF 1,700 - 2,800

Sold: USD 1,200

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3-7*



Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-10-01


Slightly oxidized


HANDS Original