Lot 809 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2019)
Sold for £1,700
Unable to remove caseback in house
Ticking at the present time
In well worn condition - very dirty.
Scratched all over.
Pusher buttons having no effect.
Crown intact; hands and date changing.
Clasp in working order.
GENTLEMAN'S BREITLING CHRONOMETRE NAVITIMER AUTOMATIC STAINLESS STEEL WRIST WATCH,
the round white dial with luminous Arabic numerals, date aperture between the 4 and 5, sunken subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9, tachymeter scale and KM scale both in black, raised outer track to the bevelled case edge, lume pencil hands, red arrow tipped centre seconds hand with skeletonised logo to the terminal, 40mm case with A23322 and 2005327 to the caseback, on a stainless steel bracelet strap with signed Breitling foldover clasp, lacking box and papers
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