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Early Military Chronograph FAI

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Ever heard of the pre-Speedmaster? The legendary "moon watch" that brought Omega success in 1957 was actually preceded by this chrono reference! Equipped with a 321caliber chrono with column wheel, this reference launched in 1946. It was water resistant to 30 meters, a highly technical triumph then, on top of all the characteristics found in one watch. This piece produced in 1949 has come to acquire a mad patina, making it regal on the wrist and to simply regard. But the cherry on the cake is something else about this exceptional version: it was made for pilots of the FAI ( International Aeronautic Federation), created in 1905 in France, which allied several countries to combine their work in aeronautic exploration. HISTORIC!!!!

Characteristics

Ref : 2451

Year : 1949

Movement : Manual Winding

Diameter : 35 mm

Case material : Steel

Bracelet : Leather

Original Documents : Yes

9 000 €

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