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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 307

    Doxa. An unusual and very rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with hinged lugs and two-tone silvered multi-scale regulator-style dial

    SIGNED DOXA, ANTIMAGNETIC, CASE NO. 4’346’300, CIRCA 1938

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    Doxa. An unusual and very rare stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with hinged lugs and two-tone silvered multi-scale regulator-style dial
    Signed Doxa, Antimagnetic, case no. 4’346’300, circa 1938
    MOVEMENT: manual, Venus cal. 140, 15 jewels
    DIAL: two-tone silvered, eccentric small hour dial with Arabic numerals, inner blue spiral tachymetre scale graduated to 300 units per hour, Arabic five seconds divisions, railway fifth of a second divisions, outer telemetre scale, sunken engine-turned subsidiary dial with Arabic numerals for time, sunken engine-turned subsidiary dial for 30 minutes register
    CASE: stainless steel, hinged lugs, snap on back, two olive-shaped chronograph buttons in the band, 35 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement


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    This exceptional piece is a rare chronograph wristwatch with regulator dial: the time is secluded to the 12 o’ clock subsidiary dial, leaving the main dial absolutely undisturbed, for an optimal legibility of the chronographic time. The two-tone multi-scale layout of the dial and unusual hinged lugs with soldered bars add flair to the ensemble. Obviously a tool watch intended for professionals, its incredible aesthetic impact is matched by the honesty of its condition and the rarity of this dial layout.

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