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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 159

BREITLING U.S. MILITARY CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Breitling, No. 809583. Made circa 1960 for the United States military. Fine keyless stainless steel pocket watch with chronograph. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, bassine, reeded bezels, the front and back screw-down, the back with designations, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. D. Black with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds dial and 30-minute register. White spade hands. M. Cal. 5, brushed, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic compensation balance adjusted to 3 positions, steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 53 mm.

HKD 10,000 - 15,000

USD 1,300 - 2,000 / EUR 1,000 - 1,500

Sold: HKD 16,250

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-9



Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original