12 November 2007
Longines. A very fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with black dial
Signed Longines, ref. 22'184, movement no. 6'433'757, case no. 117, manufactured in 1943
Cal. 13 ZN nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black dial with Arabic and baton numerals, outer railway five minute divisions, telemetre and tachymetre scales, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large 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 to their Italian retailer Ostersetzer in Milan on 3 March 1943.
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