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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 3

    Girard-Perregaux. An attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch

    SIGNED GIRARD-PERREGAUX, CASE NO. 268’168, CIRCA 1970

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    Girard-Perregaux. An attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
    Signed Girard-Perregaux, case no. 268’168, circa 1970
    MOVEMENT: manual, cal. Valjoux 72 stamped OXM, 17 jewels, metal dust cover
    DIAL: silvered, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous hands, fifths of a second combined with Arabic five minutes divisions, outer tachymetre scale calibrated for 1000 units per minute and graduated to 1000 UPH, three sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 12 hours and 30 minutes registers
    CASE: stainless steel, stepped bezel, screw back engraved “R.S.I.”, two round chronograph buttons in the band, 35.5 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement


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    A fine example of watchmaking from the 70s, the present piece features a Valjoux 72 movement, used by Girard-Perregaux only between 1969 and 1975.

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