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Geneva, Dec 08, 2022

LOT 65

Military fly-back “retour en vol” chronograph, minute counter, black dial, calibre Valjoux 22; “Type 20”-type; stainless steel

CHF 1,500 - 3,000

EUR 1,550 - 3,100 / USD 1,600 - 3,200 / HKD 12,500 - 24,900

Stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, military wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, revolving graduated bezel, black colour dial with luminescent suspended Arabic numerals, black colour auxiliary dials, subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· Fly-back “retour en vol” 1/5 chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Chronofixe, Besançon and Morteau, Doubs (France)

Model “Type 20”-type

Year circa 1950-1960

Movement No. 4 922

Case No. 249 122

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 37.5 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 14’’’ (based on Valjoux 22 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Dimensions 46.2 x 37 mm.

Signature dial