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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 22

Ref. 1782, chronograph, minute counter, calibre Venus 188; chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

HKD 8,500 - 17,000

EUR 1,000 - 1,950 / CHF 1,000 - 2,000 / USD 1,100 - 2,200

Sold: HKD 10,750

Chromium-plated metal and stainless steel, manual-winding, ”tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
· Half-instantaneous 45-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Breitling, Geneva

Year circa 1950

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered

Material chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Caliber Venus 188, 13’’’ (by Berret & Schmitz, Moutier, Bernese Jura)

Height 43.4 mm.

Width 35 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.