Breitling. A stainless steel manual wind wristwatch designed for the Military Ref: 768, Circa 1945
Lot 37
Breitling. A stainless steel manual wind wristwatch designed for the Military
Ref: 768, Circa 1945
£ 2,800 - 3,200
US$ 3,900 - 4,400

Lot Details
Breitling. A stainless steel manual wind wristwatch designed for the Military
Reference: 768
Date: Circa 1945
Movement: 17-jewel Cal.10 manual wind
Dial: Black, luminous Arabic numerals, white outer minute track, subsidiary seconds at 6, white pointed baton hands with luminous inserts
Case: Polished round, snap on back, bi-directional bezel with arrow tab, fixed lugs, No.407124
Strap/Bracelet: Black canvas
Buckle/Clasp: Steel buckle
Signed: Case & dial
Size: 40mm

Footnotes

  • Breitling often produced watches for the military and their earlier pieces in particular were frequently unsigned. A comparative case style to the current lot can be seen in Konrad Knirims Military Timepieces on page 354.
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