12 May 2008
Longines. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with black dial
Signed Longines, ref. 21'514, movement no. 6'152'201, case no. 51, manufactured in 1944
Cal. 13 ZN nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black matte dial with gilt Arabic numerals, outer gilt railway five minute divisions and tachymetre scale, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular water-resistant-type case with flat stepped bezel, downturned lugs, screw back, two round 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 5 April 1944 to Saatman in Istanbul, one of their retailers in Turkey at the time.
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