Only Online Auction

Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 247

Military-type chronograph, minute and hour counters, black dial, calibre Valjoux 71; stainless steel

HKD 34,000 - 68,000

EUR 3,900 - 7,700 / CHF 4,000 - 8,000 / USD 4,400 - 8,800


Sold: HKD 31,875

Stainless steel, manual-winding, “tonneau”-shaped, military-type wristwatch, water-resistant with snap-on case-back, 12-hour graduated bidirectional revolving bezel, black colour dial with suspended luminescent Arabic numerals, 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)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-17-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original

Brand Unsigned, Switzerland

Year circa 1950

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 2 520

Material stainless steel

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Diameter 38.4 mm. (bezel)

Caliber Valjoux 71 (by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 45.2 mm.

Width 37.9 mm.


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.