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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 150

Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, case No. 629118, Ref. 769. Made in the early 1950s. Fine, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and slide-rule.

C. Three-body, polished, bidirectional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, curved lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. D. Bicolor black and silver with luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter and the slide-rule, concentric 1/5th seconds scale with 5-minute/second Arabic markers, patent number 217 012 above the 6. Luminous white baton hands. M. Cal. 13''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 2,500 - 3,500

EUR 1,900 - 2,600 / CHF 2,800 - 4,000

Sold: USD 3,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original