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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 148

Steel Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, Patent No. 217012, case No. 581873, Ref. 769. Made in the 1960s. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and slide rule. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, bi-directional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, concave lugs. D. Bicolor matte silver and black with printed luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter, slide-rule and 1/5th seconds chronograph scale with Arabic 5-minute/seconds markers, concentric telemeter scale in red. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 14''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

USD 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 750 - 1,100 / CHF 1,100 - 1,700

Sold: USD 1,440


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-7

Good

Oxidized

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-17-01

Very good

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original