Lot 285. Men's watch with Chronograph. Switzerland, Saint-Imier, 1950s, LEONIDAS

Estimate value:€ 2 100–2 300
Auction date:15.07.2019   16:00
Bid acceptance closed for this auction
Lot 285Men's watch with Chronograph. Switzerland, Saint-Imier, 1950s, LEONIDAS
Yellow gold 750/-, stamped. Dial discolored corpses. D. about 40 mm. Approx: 55,55 g. Round housing. Silver-coloured dial, called Leonidas, Fab. Suisse, black stick indices, minute track with 1/5 Seconds divisions, outer blue Tachometer scale, counters at 3 and 9 for the Small seconds and 30-minute counter, blued Feuille hands. Signed 17-stone factory, hand-winding. Black leather strap with a metal buckle. The company Leonidas was founded in the year 1843 and in the following time, very high quality chronographs. In 1964, merged Leonidas with the company, Heuer, and now manufactured under the name of Heuer-Leonidas for the highest quality timepieces. This watch dates back to the fifties and is therefore referred to by collectors as the "pre-Heuer". A rare collector's piece in very good state of preservation. Also striking is the for time oversized solid gold case is.

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