Important Watches & Jewelry
New York, Dec 08, 2016
BREITLING REF. 765 AVI CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Breitling Genève, "AVI- Co-Pilot," Ref. 765. Made in the 1960's. Fine, antimagnetic, water-resistant, stainless steel Aviator's wristwatch with round button chronograph and registers.
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, graduated black bezel, lapidated lugs. Black with luminous baton indexes and Arabic 12, subsidiary sunk guilloche dials for the seconds, the 15-minute register with luminous blocks at 3 minute intervals and 12-hour registers. Luminous white hands. Cal. 178, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.