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    Breitling, Fine Vintage Premier Chronograph, 18K Rose Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 788, Circa 1946
    Case: 36 mm, 18K rose gold, two body, with round pushers and screw-down back, No. 673123
    Dial: brushed silver, with outer tachymeter scale and minute track, luminous Arabic numerals, and guilloche seconds, 30-minute, and 12-hour registers; blued-steel skeletonized syringe hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, with baton register and chrono hands
    Movement: Breitling caliber manual wind, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph function and rhodium finish
    Band: crocodile, with Breitling logo on 18K buckle
    Signed: Breitling on dial, crown, movement, and buckle

    This timepiece underwent a full restoration at Breitling by the consignor.


    Condition Report*: Type: Breitling, Fine Vintage Premier Chronograph, 18K Rose Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 788, Circa 1946
    Signed: Breitling on dial, crown, movement, and buckle
    Model: Premier Chronograph, Ref. 788
    Dial: brushed silver, with outer tachymeter scale and minute track, luminous Arabic numerals, and guilloche seconds, 30-minute, and 12-hour registers
    Hands: blued-steel skeletonized syringe hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, with baton register and chrono hands
    Metal: 18K rose gold
    Case: #673123
    Case Info: two body, with round pushers and screw-down back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Breitling caliber manual wind, 17 jewels, Swiss lever, with chronograph function and rhodium finish
    Band: crocodile, with Breitling logo on 18K buckle
    Circa: 1946
    Condition: Excellent refurbished dial on original dial plate. Very good, well-preserved case with light toning. 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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