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Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

LOT 292

Longines - Wittnauer Co., New York, "Lindbergh " , No. 7320049, invented by Col. Chas. A. Lindbergh, US Pat. 1923305, launched on the market in 1932. Very fine, hour angle, 10 ct gold filled aviator's wristwatch with indirect centre second system and two crowns.

CHF 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 5,520

C. polished, revolving bezel with the enamelled 15 degrees graduations, graduated band, the crown at 2 o'clock activates the central revolving dial. D. mat silver with enamelled Roman numeral 12 hours indication, concentric, the 180 degrees, at the centre, revolving champagne dial bearing the 60 minutes and the 15 degrees. "Baton" blued steel hands. M. 11 1/4 "' rhodiumed, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, antishock system, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 33 mm.

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A similar watch is published in "Collezionare Orologi da Polso", by M. and O. Patrizzi, page 93. The case of this watch is in absolute excellent condition.