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Aerotel. A Fine and Unusual 18k Pink Gold Chronograph Wristwatch
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Aerotel. A Fine and Unusual 18k Pink Gold Chronograph Wristwatch

SIGNED AEROTEL, MONTBRILLIANT WATCH MY., CASE NO. 673361 AND 779, CIRCA 1950

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Aerotel. A Fine and Unusual 18k Pink Gold Chronograph Wristwatch
Signed Aerotel, Montbrilliant Watch MY., Case No. 673361 and 779, Circa 1950
Movement: Manual, stamped J.X.S, 17 jewels
Dial: Silvered, Arabic and dot numerals, two subsidiary dials
Case: 18k pink gold, snap on back, two rectangular buttons in the band, 36mm diam.
Buckle: Associated gold buckle
Accompanied by: An Aerotel Box
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Lot Essay

With an unusual case design, the present watch stands out due to its eccentric lugs, large and oversized registers, and mid-century style numerals. Cased in pink gold and preserved in excellent condition, it is a very attractive example of an unusual 1950s chronograph.

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