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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 219

Ref. 6368, 50-hour going advertising chronometer, power reserve, calibre 24.99; “Chronomètre”, mahogany and brass

CHF 1,700 - 3,500

EUR 1,550 - 3,200 / USD 1,850 - 3,800 / HKD 14,300 - 29,400

Sold: CHF 2,250

Mahogany and brass, 50-hour going, keyless-winding (crown at 12 o’clock), advertising chronometer, with bowl mounted on a gimbal (on a large plate with mirror); silver colour dial with applied radial indexes with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
· 50-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 12 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6


Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Model “Chronomètre”

Reference 6368

Year circa 1950

Movement No. 7 320 360

Case No. 7 320 360

Material mahogany and brass

Diameter 90.9 mm. (bezel)

Length 188 mm.

Caliber .99, lever escapement, index-regulator with swan-neck spring and precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail, adjusted to 3 positions

Height 120 mm.

Width 188 mm.

Weight 1 690 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives, dated March 12, 2021, mentioned that this advertising chronometer was invoiced on December 7, 1951, to the Longines agent, Maison Terrasse, Sweden.


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