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  • Manufacturer: Breitling
    Year: Circa 1972
    Reference No: 2005
    Case No: 1’382’394
    Model Name: Superocean, "Slow Moving Chronograph"
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 7731, 17 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel buckle
    Dimensions: 40 mm. Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    Visually attractive and mechanically exceptional – the present watch amply offers the best of both worlds. The watch’s rarity and functionality make it an all-round collectable for watch collectors and connoisseurs.

  • Artist Biography

    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. 2005
A fine and rare stainless steel “Slow Moving Chronograph” wristwatch

Circa 1972
40 mm. Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$65,000 - 100,000 
€7,200-11,000
$8,300-12,800

Sold for HK$87,500

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018