12 May 2008,
Price Realised CHF 10,000
Longines. An attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with black dial
Signed Longines, case no. 5493768, manufactured in 1938
Cal. 13 ZN gilt-finished lever movement, the black dial with gilt Arabic numerals and outer railway five minute divisions, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with flat bezel, snap on back, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case numbered, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
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According to the Archives of Montres Longines Francillon SA, the present watch was sold to Maison Bessire in Bruxelles, their agent in Belgium at the time, on 21 July 1938.