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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016


BREITLING REF. 2117.3 PUPITRE BULLHEAD PULT CHRONO-MATIC STEEL [NEW OLD STOCK] Breitling, "Pupitre, Chrono-matic", Ref. 2117.3. Made circa 1970. Very rare, fine and unusual, self-winding, water-resistant, asymmetric, stainless steel wristwatch with round-button chronograph, date, 30-minute register.

Two-body, massive, assymetric, brushed and polished, crown at 6 to adjust the time, chronograph pushers at 11 and 1, screw-down back. Olive/Blue with luminous baton indexes, outer five minute and 1/5 second timing scale, tachometer and pulsations scales, 30-minute and 12 hour register, and date aperture. Luminous white/orange "baton" hands, orange hands for the chronograph. Cal. 11, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. .

CHF 1,000 - 3,000

USD 1,050 - 3,100 / HKD 8,000 - 24,000

Sold: CHF 8,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 41.5 x 42 mm. THICKNESS 14.5 mm. Property of a Private Collector Still with its caseback sticker indicating its price of CHF 500. To be sold without reserve