Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 63

Military chronograph, minute counter, black dial with red scales; chromium-plated metal and stainless steel

EUR 1,800 - 3,600

USD 2,200 - 4,300 / HKD 16,600 - 33,200

Sold: EUR 2,210

Chromium-plated metal and stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, military wristwatch, with screwed case-back, revolving fluted bezel, black colour dial with luminescent suspended Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
• Fly-back “retour en vol” 1/5 chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces)
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-52-55-01


Reprinted by the manufacture

Luminous material reapplied

HANDS Original

Brand Hanhart, Diessenhofen (Switzerland) and Schwenningen (Germany)

Year Circa 1940-1950

Movement No. 123 914

Case No. 123 914

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 39.6 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 15’’’

Dimensions 46.7 x 39.7 mm.

Signature Dial and case

Accessories A German military wrist magnetic compass with black tissue strap, circa 1975, model “Fluid Bézard”, so-called “Bw” (Bundeswehr), officially named “Diopter- Orientierungsbussole”, manufactured under the inventions of the company created by Johann Ritter von Bézard