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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 123

BREITLING REF. 808; “CHRONOMAT”; STAINLESS STEEL

Stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, pilot’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, subsidiary seconds at 9, 1/5 second chronograph with patented slide-rude scale and revolving bezel; half-instantaneous 45-minute recorder.

Brand Breitling

Model “Chronomat”

Reference 808

Year Circa 1973

Calibre  13’’’ (based on Venus 175 by Berret & Schmitz, Moutier)

Case No. 1 419 426

Bracelet Brown leather Breitling strap, stainless steel Breitling buckle

Diameter  36 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box, certificate of origin (blank); copy of the invention patent

HKD 25,000 - 30,000

CHF 3,150 - 3,750 / USD 3,200 - 3,850

Sold: HKD 27,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

Chronograph scale based on the Swiss invention patent No. 217 012, delivered on September 30, 1941, to Adrien Schweizer, La Chaux-deFonds, for a “Pièce d’horlogerie permettant d’effectuer des opérations tachymétriques et télémétriques” (Timepiece allowing to perform tachometric and telemetry calculations).