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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 480

Staybrite "Chronograph with Hinged Lugs" Tissot, Swiss, case No. 7604, case No. 834324. Made in the 1930s. Fine and unusual, large, stainless steel "Staybrite" wristwatch with oval button chronograph, register, tachometer, telemeter, twotone dial and hinged triple lugs.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

EUR 1,800 - 3,000 / USD 2,500 - 4,200

Sold: CHF 15,340

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped flat bezel, lapidated shoulders, triple hinged lugs. D. Two-tone white and black with luminous Arabic numerals, subsidiary guilloché seconds and 30-minute register dials, inner gold-painted telemeter scale, outer 1/5th seconds divisions and tachometer graduations on a white painted reserve. Luminous "lozenge" hands. M. Cal. 14 1/2''', frosted gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From ?The Collection?

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original