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Lot 718 (The Watches Auction, 9th August 2020)

A GENTLEMAN'S FORTIS STAINLESS STEEL WATCH

Sold for £850


Condition report

In very good condition overall
Light scratches all over case consistent with light use
Ticking at present
Start/stop and flyback push buttons both working
Day and date can be set
Hands can be set
Bracelet with small scratches all over, consistent with light use, clasp working
Box with scratches, some deep

 

GENTLEMAN'S FORTIS OFFICIAL COSMONAUTS CHRONOGRAPH STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
the round black dial with lume Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials at 12, 6 and 9, outer seconds track in white and with Arabic numerals, day and date aperture at 3, lume pencil hands, centre seconds hand in orange, bezel with black enamel tachymeter scale to the 38mm case, screwdown crown and push buttons, with OFFICIAL COSMONAUTS CHRONOGRAPH and 630.22.141 to the caseback, on a stainless steel bracelet strap with 630 to the end links, signed Fortis clasp, in box, with papers and booklet

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.