12 May 2008,
Price realised CHF 16,250
Estimate CHF 8,000 - CHF 12,000
Longines. A fine and attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch
Signed Longines, Anti-Magnetique, no. 6'152'345, manufactured in 1941
Cal. 13 ZN nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the silvered matte dial with sunk gilt baton and Arabic numerals, outer railway five minute divisions, red telemetre and blue tachymetre scales, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with flat stepped bezel, downturned facetted lugs, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Montres Longines Francillon SA, the present watch was sold on 8 June 1941 to Ostersetzer in Milan, one of their retailers in Italy at the time.