Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 34

Certina
Ref. 8701.504, chronograph, “regatta” minute central counter and hour counter, calibre Valjoux 728; “Chronolympique”; stainless steel

HKD 8,700 - 17,300

CHF 1,000 - 2,000 / EUR 950 - 1,850 / USD 1,150 - 2,300

Sold: HKD 16,250

Stainless steel, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped with rounded corners, massive regatta wristwatch, water-resistant, screwed case-back, vari-coloured “tropical” dial with radial indexes and three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated on the bezel for 400 units per hour
· Dragging 60-minute central counter
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-7-17-01

Good

Oxidized

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original

Brand Certina, Grenchen / Granges

Model “Chronolympique”

Reference 8701.504

Year circa 1975

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 8 309 167

Material stainless steel

Bracelet stainless steel link bracelet with deployant clasp

Caliber 29-064 (based on Valjoux 728 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Dimensions Length 180 mm. (approx.)

Height 44 mm.

Width 40 mm.

Thickness 13.9 mm.