Important Watches & Jewelry
New York, December 08, 2016
BREITLING REF. 1-466-097 CANADIAN AIR FORCE CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Breitling, Genève, Chronograph, Ref. 1-446-097. Made for the Canadian Air force in the1960s. Fine, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with single round button chronograph and register.
Three-body, polished, lapidated concave lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back with military engraving: D. N. D. S/N NS 892 Stock No. 6645/21/802/1267. White with printed Arabic numerals and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register. Luminous blued steel baton hands. Cal. 236, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.