A pink gold limited edition chronograph wristwatch with moon phases and 24 hours, made for the Japanese market

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  • Manufacturer: Breitling
    Year: Circa 2003
    Reference No: H21340
    Movement No: 731'642
    Case No: 65/100
    Model Name: Montbrillant
    Material: 18k pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, 25 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Brown Breitling crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k pink gold Breitling buckle
    Dimensions: 42 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    The Montbrillant collection was named after the building on Ruelle Montbrillant in La Chaux-de-Fonds, which housed Breitling’s workshop from 1892 to 1979. This present chronograph wristwatch is equipped with moon phases, 24 hours indicator and a bidirectional revolving bezel. Made in a limited edition of 100 pieces only for the Japanese market, this present watch is functional, yet sophisticated and is offered in excellent overall condition.

  • Maker Bio

    Breitling

    Swiss • 1884

    The firm started by Leon Breitling in 1884 is best known for its technical aviation and oceanic watches. Today, all models are outfitted with certified chronometer movements, used for accurate timing. Early aviation pioneers in specialized chronograph timepieces, Breitling introduced the circular slide rule to watches in the 1940s for use by pilots. The firm’s most iconic chronograph, the Navitimer, was introduced in 1954 and continues to be manufactured today. Another key model is the Duograph, a split-seconds chronograph that was Breitling's most prestigious wristwatch during the 1940s through '60s. Their watches are built on their reputation for precision and sturdiness.

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Ref. H21340
A pink gold limited edition chronograph wristwatch with moon phases and 24 hours, made for the Japanese market

百年靈,18K紅金自動上弦腕錶,配計時功能、月相及24小時顯示,“Montbrillant”,型號H21340,約2003年製,為日本市場製造

Circa 2003
42 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 

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