15 May 2006
Eberhard. An attractive oversized stainless steel split seconds chronograph wristwatch
Signed Eberhard & Co., movement no. 17533, case no. 1000139, circa 1945
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with Arabic numerals, outer tachymetre scale, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in large circular case with raised bezel, downturned lugs, snap on back, split seconds chronograph mechanism operated by two oval buttons in the band and through the crown, with original Eberhard & Co. brown leather bracelet and stainless steel buckle, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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The present watch is illustrated in Ore d'Oro 2 by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, pl. C18.
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