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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 214

    Eberhard. A large and unusual stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial and patented split time mechanism

    SIGNED EBERHARD & CO., LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS, MOVEMENT NO. 10'748, CASE NO. 14'281, CIRCA 1939

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    Eberhard. A large and unusual stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial and patented split time mechanism
    Signed Eberhard & Co., La Chaux-de-Fonds, movement no. 10'748, case no. 14'281, circa 1939
    Eberhard cal. 16'' base Valjoux 65 mechanical jewelled movement, two-tone silvered dial, Arabic and baton numerals, outer red telemetre and inner red spiral tachymetre scales, two sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, large circular case, snap on back, oval start/stop/reset chronograph button in the band at 2, oval slide to stop/restart the chronograph without resetting the recorded time in the band at 4, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Eberhard & Co., the present watch with Eberhard cal. 16''' bicompax movement based on Valjoux 65 was made in the late 1930s.It is fitted with a slide in the band at 4, patented by Eberhard in 1935, allowing to stop and restart the chronograph without resetting the recorded time.

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