Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 03, 2019

LOT 24

Wristwatch, “Premier”, chronograph with minute recorder

Brand Breitling, Saint-Imier and Geneva

Model “Premier”

Reference 789

Year circa 1950-1960

Calibre  13’’’

Case No. 611 872

Material Stainless steel

Bracelet brown lizard leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 32.5 mm.

Signature Dial, case and movement

HKD 6,500 - 7,800

EUR 750 - 900 / USD 850 - 1,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 4-9-16

Fair

Scratched

Rusted

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-6-10-17-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

Patinated

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original


Notes

Manual-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch with snap-on case-back, and two horological complications:
- 1/5second chronograph (tachometer graduation on the dial to 1,000 units per hour)
- 45-minute recorder (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)