Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 422

CERTINA EA SPLIT OVERSIZE STEEL Certina, "EA, Split-Seconds Chronograph", Ref. 738 316. Made in the 1950's. Very fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch, with square button chronograph, co-axial split, registers, tachometer with a stainless steel Certina buckle.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 48,000 - 64,000 / USD 6,000 - 8,000

Sold: CHF 16,250

Three-body, polished and brushed, overhanging lugs, inverted bezel, snap-on case back. Two-tone silver with applied luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 30-minute and 12-hour registers, outer 1/5th seconds and minute divisions, outermost tachometer scale. Luminous blued steel baton hands. Cal. 185, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 20 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial signed, case numbered. DIAM. 37.5 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.