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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 217

    Breitling. A fine 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with balck gloss dial

    SIGNED BREITLING, ANTI-CHOC, CASE NO.483'826, CIRCA 1944

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Breitling. A fine 18K pink gold chronograph wristwatch with balck gloss dial
    Signed Breitling, Anti-choc, case no.483'826, circa 1944
    MOVEMENT: manual, Caliber Venus 150, 13’’’
    DIAL: black gloss, luminous Arabic numerals, inner copper-colored spiral tachymetre scale graduated to 1000 units per hour, outer telemeter scale graduated to 19 km, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 45 minutes register
    CASE: 18K gold, fixed bars, snap on back, two round chronograph buttons in the band, 33.7 mm diam.


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    The present chronograph wristwatch is distinguished but its very attractive black gloss dial featuring an inner copper-coloured spiral tachymeter scale. The subtle combination of the gilt-orange printing on a very well preserved pink gold case offers an appealing and up to date designable Breitling chronograph.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue are pictured with straps made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile. These lots are marked with the symbol ~ in the catalogue. These endangered species straps are shown for display purposes only and are not for sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites, Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed endangered species strap available to the buyer of the lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale site within 1 year of the date of the sale. Please check with the department for details on a particular lot.