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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 155

Ollech & Wajs
Ref. 2003, diver’s chronograph, minute and hour counters, black dial, calibre Valjoux 72; stainless steel

HKD 17,000 - 25,500

EUR 1,950 - 2,900 / CHF 2,000 - 3,000 / USD 2,200 - 3,300


Sold: HKD 15,937

Stainless steel, manual-winding, “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, 60-minute graduated bidirectional revolving bezel with black insertfor the decompression times, black colour dial with silver recorders, so-called “reverse panda”, radial luminescent indexes, subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres and telemetric scale graduated for one mile (1 609.33 metres)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Ollech & Wajs, Zürich

Model “Astrochron”

Reference 2003

Year circa 1970-1975

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 22 291

Material stainless steel

Bracelet black rubber strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 38.2 mm. (bezel)

Caliber Valjoux 72 (by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 46.9 mm.

Width 36.4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.