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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 218

    Breitling. A very fine and rare stainless steel triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with bracelet

    SIGNED BREITLING, DATORA, REF. 785, CASE NO. 734'973, MANUFACTURED IN 1949

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    Breitling. A very fine and rare stainless steel triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with bracelet
    Signed Breitling, Datora, ref. 785, case no. 734'973, manufactured in 1949
    Cal. 72C nickel-finished lever movement, silvered dial, applied Arabic and dagger numerals, outer date ring with Arabic numerals, central date hand with red tip arrow, two windows for day and month in Italien, three sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, snap on back back, screw down crown, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel associated bracelet with deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.; overall length approx. 180 mm.


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    According to the Archives of Breitling, the present watch was manufactured in 1949.

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