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A STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH 24-HOUR DIAL AND REGISTERS REF 806E-809 COSMONAUTE CIRCA 1965
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A STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH 24-HOUR DIAL AND REGISTERS REF 806E-809 COSMONAUTE CIRCA 1965
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A STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH 24-HOUR DIAL AND REGISTERS REF 806E-809 COSMONAUTE CIRCA 1965
• cal. 178, manual winding copper finish lever movement, 17 jewels • bi-color black and silvered dial with luminescent Arabic numerals and square indexes in 24 hours, outer minute and 1/5 seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer graduation for the slide rule and the telemeter scale, luminescent baton hands, hour hand revolving once in 24 hours • stainless steel case, reeded bezel, snap on case back • case, dial, and movement signed 
diameter 42 mm
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Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a letter of attestation by David R. Scott, Apollo Astronaut, an extra strap, and a presentation case.

The present lot not only is a well preserved example of the ref. 806E, but also from the collection of the Apollo Astronaut David Scott. Scott was presented the piece by King Hussein of Jordan during the Goodwill Tour celebrating the Apollo 9 flight, and inscribed to the back with Hussein. Scott crewed Gemini 8 (1966) along with Neil Armstrong, was the pilot of the command module during Apollo 9 (1969), and was commander of Apollo 15 (1971).

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