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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017


CROTON, AVIATOR SEA DIVER Croton, "Chronomaster, Aviator, Sea Diver", case No. 105-26112, Ref. 9870. Made in the 1960s. Fine, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, tachometer and register.

Three body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, bi-directional revolving graduated black bezel for the decompression times, screwed-down case back. Black with applied luminous baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds divisions and outermost white tachometer scale, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 30 minutes register with power reserve indicated in red. Luminous white baton hands. Cal. Valjoux 23, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring.

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 12,000 - 20,000 / USD 1,500 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 1,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 12.5 mm. To be sold without reserve