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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 24

Breitling Montbrill ant 1903 Breitling Montbrillant 1903, Certified Chronometer, Automatic, "Special Edition 100 Years Aviation 1903-2003," No. 701223, Ref. A 35330. Made in 2003. Fine and rare, large, water-resistant, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, telemeter, tachometer, date and slide-rule with no fewer than 10 calculator functions for navigation (first introduced by Breitling in 1942). Accompanied by the original fitted box, chronometer certificate, warranty (now void) and instruction manual. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, bidirectional revolving reeded slide-rule bezel, lapidated lugs, screwed-down dedicated case back, sapphire crystal. D. Bicolor matte silver and black with luminous Arabic numerals and indexes, guilloché sunk subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 10-minute register, outer graduations for the telemeter, tachometer and the slide-rule, aperture for the date at 6. Luminous steel baton hands, the chronograph hand featuring an anchor-shaped counterweight and a Breitling "B". M. Cal. 35, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes and oeil-deperdrix decoration, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

EUR 1,500 - 2,200 / CHF 2,200 - 3,200

Sold: USD 3,120


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original