Navitimer 806 dating

I always assumed that Chronograph Suisse Aviation pieces (O&W ?

) were build from parts that were sold when Breitling liquidated in the late 1970ies.

Comes from my personal collection and the best I ever saw! Fantastic and 100% original Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Barakuda from the mid 60’s used by the Polish Navy (from my personal collection).

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It comes with two straps: a green Nato and a Tropic.

Awesome watch with military history which makes this piece even more interesting. Finally another Blancpain Fifty Fathoms diver’s watch, a military BUND from around 1975.

The original dial is very clean with stunning aged lume and hands and a hint of dark chocolate. The steel 37,5mm case is also the rarer version with angled lugs. Price: Euro 1.750,- One of the best early Navitimers I ever saw from approx 1961. Rare Omega Ranchero especially made for the Belgium market around 1975 in very low quantities. Price: Euro 1.650,- Lovely Longines 6-Tacche from 1951. Price: Euro 750,- Rare Military Heuer Autavia issued to the KAF; Kenian Airforce from the end 70’s.

The large steel case with special caseback is still very sharp. Price: Euro 7.650,- Lovely vintage Jaeger Chronograph produced by Universal Geneve at the end of the 30’s. Movement is the Tissot/Lemania Cal 15TL (Omega 33.3) and recently serviced. Rare Oversize Longines Calatrava in 18K delivered to Spain in 1949. Price: Euro 5.850,- Beautiful Longines in pink gold with special ‘claw’ lugs. Price: Euro 2.250,- Fantastic Longines Tre Tacche from 1940. This 806 AOPA is minty, unpolished, untouched and simply stunning. Completely original in mint condition with very sharp 35mm steel screw back case. This example is really nice and untouched with 33mm waterproof case. Price: Euro 999,- Ultra rare and very special Speedy 2998-2 from 1960. The most important difference is the stunning dial with luminous numerals which is only used on KAF Autavia’s.

Approached by Scott Carpenter, an astronaut with the pioneering Mercury space program, the company was asked to incorporate a 24-hour dial instead of the usual 12-hour one, as 'night' and 'day' are otherwise indistinguishable in space.

The resulting model became known as the Cosmonaute and orbited the Earth three times on Carpenter's wrist in 1962, before evolving over the years with a range of different models.

Movement is Movado’s famous 90M and has been serviced. Amazing opportunity to buy one of the rarest 90M’s! Special Jaeger Chrono from the end 30’s with stunning Breguet dial. These elegant 18K models are also larger than most 13ZN’s and measures 39mm excl. The beautiful original silver two-tone dial has applied gold indexes and hands. Omega Speedmaster 145.022-69 with Straight Writing caseback made for less than 1 year after the moon landing. the original two-tone black/grey dial has both gilt and yellow printing, lume hands and hour markers and is simply stunning.

This watch has a special so called ‘Spider’ case and measures 33mm excl. It comes with it’s original box, buckle and a Longines extract. This Speedy is completely original in every aspect and in great condition. It’s aged a bit but this only ads to the vintage charm. Rare Omega which suits perfectly in any Omega collection…

The original 3H dial is in great condition also and even the lume still glows in the dark. Great and rare chunky watch with 42mm case and rotating bezel. Ultra ultra rare Movado 90M with step case but in 18K gold (all I’ve seen sofar are in steel).

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