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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 07, 2015

LOT 51

BREITLING REF. 769 CHRONOMAT STEEL Chronomat Breitling, Genève, Chronomat, case No. 682805, Ref. 769. Made circa 1946. Fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, telemeter and slide-rule.

Three-body, polished, bidirectional revolving ridged bezel and inner graduated silvered ring dial, curved lapidated lugs, snap-on case back. Two-tone silver with luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, outer graduation for the telemeter and the slide-rule, concentric 1/5th seconds scale, patent number 217 012 above the 6. Luminous blued steel baton hands. Cal. 13''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, blued steel Breguet balance spring.

HKD 22,000 - 27,000

USD 2,800 - 3,400 / CHF 2,900 - 3,500

Sold: HKD 27,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-10-01

Good

Slightly scratched

Patinated

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial and movement signed, case numbered. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.