Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 424

CANDINO, SINGLE-BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH FOR THE RCAF, STEEL Candino, Swiss, chronograph, Ref. 5000. Manufactured circa 1960. Fine, water-resistant, stainless steel military wristwatch with single button chronograph and register.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,000 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 3,000

Two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back with RCAF and the numbers 6W-28. Silver with black painted arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30 minutes register dials. Luminous baton hands. Cal. 14 ''' gilt brass, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, single button set in the case band for start-stop and return to zero functions of the chronograph.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed, numbered on the case. DIAM. 36,5 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.