Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 150

O F Air
Ref. 1022-44, chronograph, minute counter, black dial, calibre Valjoux 23; stainless steel

HKD 4,400 - 8,700

CHF 500 - 1,000 / EUR 500 - 950 / USD 600 - 1,150

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: HKD 6,750

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-7-01

Good

Oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Ofair, Geneva

Reference 1022-44s

Year circa 1950

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered

Material stainless steel

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Caliber 13’’’ (based on Valjoux 23 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 42.9 mm.

Width 35.2 mm.