Description

    Breitling Ref. 769 Rare 18k Gold Chronomat Pat. 217012, circa 1940's
    Case: No. 702771, three body, 18k gold, snap back, 36 mm, rotating bezel, rectangular push buttons
    Dial: silver, luminous Arabic numerals, inner red 0-100 track, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 45 minute register, luminous baton hands
    Movement: nickel finished Venus 175, manual winding, 17 jewels
    Band: Kreisler expansion band, gold filled on steel
    Signed: case, dial and movement signed Breitling


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Breitling Ref. 769 Rare 18k Gold Chronomat Pat. 217012
    Dial: original silver, red inner track
    Hands; luminous baton hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 702771
    Case Info: three body, snap back, slide rule bezel
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: nickel finished Venus 175, manual winding, 17 jewels
    Band: Kreisler scissor flex gold filled, steel
    Circa: 1940's
    Condition: movement runs a little but will need cleaning and servicing, case is good overall, back engraved "T.H.V. Jr.", wear to the crown, tiny solder spot on the tip of the bottom left lug, rotating bezel is tight so clean up recommended, dial is good, tiny scratch near 11 o'clock, band is likely the original with some wear commensurate to age


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    October, 2017
    24th Tuesday
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