An extremely rare and highly attractive stainless steel single-button chronograph with multi-tone silvered dial, blue tachometer scale and bracelet.

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  • Manufacturer: Geneva Sport
    Year: Circa 1935
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, cal. GSW 237, 10 1/2’’’, 17 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel Gay Frères bamboo bracelet
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel
    Dimensions: 28mm diameter
    Signed: Case and dial signed

  • Catalogue Essay

    No one can deny the high-level of craftsmanship and mastery Swiss watch manufacturer Geneva Sport demonstrated when creating the present watch. The firm is recognized most notably for their smaller sized in-house chronograph movements.

    The chronograph’s mesmerizing multi-tone dial features several concentric rings in alternating silvered tones, highlighted by its outer blue tachometer scale. The satin-brushed case finishing creates a somewhat matte-like effect, which contrasts wonderfully with the mirror-polished bezel.

    The single-button chronograph mechanism adds a very attractive, sporty element to the watch, by allowing the user to effortlessly control the start, stop and reset functions with the press of a single push piece found integrated into the winding crown. Its pure 1930’s look and ability to measure speed makes this the perfect addition to any outfit for a day at the racetrack or weekend sporting event.

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An extremely rare and highly attractive stainless steel single-button chronograph with multi-tone silvered dial, blue tachometer scale and bracelet.

Circa 1935
28mm diameter
Case and dial signed

Estimate
CHF7,000 - 14,000 

sold for CHF15,000

Contact Specialist
Livia Russo
+41 22 317 81 86

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Geneva Auction 14 May 2016