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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 8

    Vetta. A fine and highly attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with multi-scale black gloss dial

    SIGNED VETTA, ANTIMAGNETIC, CIRCA 1940

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    Vetta. A fine and highly attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with multi-scale black gloss dial
    Signed Vetta, Antimagnetic, circa 1940
    Cal. 22 mechanical movement, 17 jewels, metal dust cap, black gloss dial, gilt Arabic numerals, inner gilt spiral tachymetre scale graduated to 55 units per hour, inner copper telemetre scale graduated to 9 km, gilt pulsometre scale graduated to 200 beats per minute, outer gilt fifth of a second combined with Arabic five minutes divisions, outer copper tachymetre scale graduated to 700 units per hour, two sunken engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, circular case, sloped bezel, screw back, two round chronograph buttons in the band, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    The present timepiece fascinates the beholder with its outstanding condition of case and dial: both of them preserved superbly - the case most probably unpolished - and with no signs of intervention. The multi-scale black dial is a detail which is certain to fascinate connoisseurs of early chronograph wristwatches, especially in such pristine condition.

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