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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 427

BREITLING SQUARE STAYBRITE MEDICAL CHRONOGRAPH Breitling, Swiss, case No. 455152. Made circa 1940. Fine and very rare, square, stainless steel ?Staybrite? wristwatch with square-button chronograph, pulsometer scale and register.

C. Two-body, square, polished and brushed, reeded hooded lugs, snap-on back. D. Matte beige, Arabic numerals, outer minutes and seconds track with fifths of a second divisions and Arabic five-second numerals, outermost blue pulsations scale calibrated for 20 pulsations, further outer minute track, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel baton hands. M. 10 ½ ```, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed. DIAM. 33 x 26 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

USD 6,500 - 8,500 / EUR 5,000 - 6,500

Sold: CHF 9,375

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original