Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 59

Gallet
Chronograph, minute and hour counters, black dial, black bezel, calibre Valjoux 726; stainless steel (“New Old Stock”)

HKD 34,500 - 52,000

CHF 4,000 - 6,000 / EUR 3,700 - 5,600 / USD 4,500 - 6,700

Sold: HKD 57,500

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, 12-hour graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel, black colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres and telemetric scale graduated for one mile (1 609.33 metres)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Brand Gallet & Cie, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year circa 1968-1970

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered

Material stainless steel

Bracelet dark grey leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 38 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 13’’’ (based on Valjoux 726 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux), 21 600 v / h

Height 44.1 mm.

Width 37.8 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement