Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 50

LONGINES DIVING CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Longines, case No. 15973195, Ref. 8229-2. Made circa 1970. Fine and rare, water-resistant, large, tonneau-shaped, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph.

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 8,000 - 16,000 / USD 1,000 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 5,000

Two-body, polished and brushed, uni-directional revolving bezel for the elapsed time calculation, screw-down case back. Bi color, black and silver with luminous applied baton indexes, outer seconds/minutes division, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. Valjoux 726, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.