Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 23

Large split-seconds chronograph, minute counter; painted metal and chromium-plated metal

EUR 1,800 - 3,600

USD 2,200 - 4,300 / HKD 16,600 - 33,200

Sold: EUR 2,340

Black painted metal and chromium-plated metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with snap-on case-back, black dial with subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications:
• 1/10 second chronograph (activated by the single round push-piece located on the winding-crown)
• Split-seconds (activated by the round-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 11)
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)

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Grading System
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-3



Brand Breitling, Grenchen / Granges

Year circa 1960-1970

Diameter 64.4 mm

Caliber 19’’’ (based on Valjoux 93 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux), lever escapement, 18 000 v / h

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories protective yellow leather fitted box


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU