12 November 2007
Longines. A fine and large 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial
Signed Longines, no. 6'313'430, manufactured in 1942
Cal. 13 ZN gilt-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the two-tone silvered dial with Arabic numerals, outer black railway five minute divisions, red telemetre and blue tachymetre scales, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large circular case with snap on back, downturned angular lugs, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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According to the Archives of Montres Longines Francillon SA, the present watch was sold on 22 December 1942 to Wirth & Cie. in Geneva, one of their retailers at the time.
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