London, South Kensington
11 August 1999
Breitling, a gentleman's stainless steel and gold quartz wristwatch with four time zones, solar compass and calendar, circa 1990,
engine turned silvered dial with four subsidiary meantime dials, date aperture at 6, centre seconds, quartz movement, steel case with gold bezel, the case body can be rotated to align the hour hand to the sun for use in conjunction with the points of the compass, 39mm, with instruction booklet.
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