20: A Stainless Steel Manual Wind Gentleman's Breitling
BREITLING - a stainless steel manual wind chronograph gentleman's Navitimer Cosmonaute wrist watch circa 1965, the black dial with luminous Arabic numeral twenty-four hour markers, subsidiary minute counter, hour counter and seconds dial to three, six and nine o'clock respectively, outer minute track, the circular shaped case with integral lugs, reference 809, serial number 1023632, having a rotating bezel with slide rule, fitted to an associated black leather strap with stainless steel pin buckle, signed seventeen jewel Venus 178 movement. Case diameter 41mm. With service box and original booklet.
Breitling wrist watch, movement is currently functioning, however the hour hand to moves during winding the which may indicate that the hour counter brake may be worn, dial appears to have some light scratches and marks, numerals to dial appear to be discoloured and there is some damage/chips to paint work on dial, marks can be seen to subsidiary dials, hands appear in general good condition, however under closer examination there are marks to the hands of the smaller dials, glass is scratched from use, case has medium scratches from use, case back is scratched, bezel is scratched from use, crown and pushers show marks from use, watch fitted to associated leather strap which shows signs of heavy wear, white stitching appears slightly dirty and there is visible creasing and rubbing to leather, associated pin buckle is scratched from use. This lot comes with service box and booklet. Due to the opening of the case back we recommend that this lot be resealed by an authorised technician before use near water. Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any watches sold.