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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 153

Longines, Ref. 8226-1. Made circa 1968. Fine and rare, cushion-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, 14-facet bezel, hooded lugs. D. Tri-color black, silver and red with applied luminous steel indexes, outer 1/5th seconds scale and tachometer graduation, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and12-hour registers. Luminous white hands, red for the chronograph. M. Cal. 330, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 43 x 44 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

USD 1,000 - 2,000

EUR 750 - 1,500 / CHF 1,100 - 2,300

Sold: USD 1,140

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original