Lot 285
  • 285

Longines

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • LONGINES
  • A RARE STAINLESS STEEL CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH REGISTERS AND TWO TONE DIAL
    MVT 6035508 CIRCA 1945
  • stainless steel, alligator
  • diameter 34 mm
• cal. 13ZN manual winding nickel lever movement, 17 jewels • two tone silvered dial, painted Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, two engine turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minute register, inner tachometer scale, outer minute track, blue outermost track • stainless steel case, two rectangular pushers, down turned lugs, fixed bars, solid snap on case back • case, dial, and movement signed

Catalogue Note

The celebrated calibre 13ZN was introduced in 1936, and is amongst the most sought after chronograph movements of all time.  The 'LXW' stamping on the movement indicates that this watch was sold through a North American agent at the time, and was in fact intended for the American market. This particular watch features a lovely two tone silvered dial that perfectly complements the stainless steel case.  
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