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  • Manufacturer: Record
    Year: 1945
    Reference No: 10'077
    Case No: 738'428
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 179, 20 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Leather
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel buckle
    Dimensions: 37.5mm. Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: Fitted presentation box

  • Catalogue Essay

    Record Watch Company was founded in 1903 and not only had a rich history in making interesting and unusual calendar watches, but even more so in the field of chronographs. The present example of a split-second chronograph is one of the most iconic and most sought after watches the firm ever produced.

    The Venus Cal.179 sits within a wonderfully proportioned steel case with stepped sides and majestic faceted lugs, showing its original finish as if it left the Record factory yesterday. The stunning two-tone dial with gilt dot for the hours and Roman 12 and 6 further enhances this amazing watch and harks back to the very evocative times of the 1940s.

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Ref. 10'077
A very rare, attractive and large stainless steel split second chronograph wristwatch with two-tone dial, unusual lugs and presentation box

1945
37.5mm. Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
CHF12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for CHF15,000

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Nathalie Monbaron
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Geneva Watch Auction: TWO

Geneva Auction 7 & 8 November 2015 6:30pm