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Lot 761 (The Watches Auction, 12th January 2020)

GENTLEMAN'S FORTIS CHRONOGRAPH WATCH

Sold for £280


Condition report

We have been unable to open the caseback in house
In good condition overall
Scratches all over consistent with age and use
Dial with dirt/dust
Scratches to the glass
Seconds hand ticking but does not reset back to 12 - just after
Left sub dial ticking, right not  

 

GENTLEMAN'S FORTIS CHRONOGRAPH STAINLESS STEEL WRIST WATCH,
the round silver coloured dial with applied stainless steel baton hour markers and lume plots, sunken subsidiary dials at 3 and 6, outer tachymeter scale, sword hands with lume inserts, 35mm case, on a generic strap, lacking box and papers

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.