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    Breitling, Fine Oversize Premier Chronograph, 18K Rose Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 777, Circa 1945
    Case: 38 mm, 18K rose gold, two body, polished, with round pushers and screw-down back, No. 630226
    Dial: brushed silver, with outer tachymeter scale and minute track, luminous baton and Arabic markers, and guilloche seconds and 45-minute registers; skeletonized blued-steel syringe hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and baton register and chrono hands
    Movement: Breitling (Venus caliber 175) manual wind, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph function, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, and nickel finish
    Band: leather
    Signed: Breitling on dial and movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Breitling, Fine Oversize Premier Chronograph, 18K Rose Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 777, Circa 1945
    Signed: Breitling on dial and movement
    Model: Premier Chronograph, Ref. 777
    Dial: brushed silver, with outer tachymeter scale and minute track, luminous baton and Arabic markers, and guilloche seconds and 45-minute registers
    Hands: skeletonized blued-steel syringe hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and baton register and chrono hands
    Metal: 18K rose gold
    Case: #630226
    Case Info: two body, polished, with round pushers and screw-down back
    Case Width: 38 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Breitling (Venus caliber 175) manual wind, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph function, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, and nickel finish
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1945
    Condition: Very good, well-preserved condition throughout. Dial and hands retain their luminous paint, with light and even patina on dial. Case shows crisp details, with light surface scratches consistent with age. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Additional Location Info:
    Lotte New York Palace
    455 Madison Avenue
    The Garrison Room
    New York, NY 10022


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