Universal Geneve, Switzerland, "Nina Rindt" wrist chronograph, ref. 885.103/02, Universal 85 (Valjoux 72), manual winding, nickel plate movement with lever escapement in a stainless steel case with tachymetre bezel and painted baton marker, 3 register "Panda" dial, with constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, and applied, polished "U" below 12:00, polished steel, luminous hour and minute hands, blued steel, luminous chronograph hand, serial #2453077, 35mm (case), 36mm (bezel), c1967, and J.B. Champion stainless steel bracelet with Universal logo.
CONDITION: CASE: Scratches and dings; Case back with scratches and significant case wrench damage; 7:00 lug with shallow depression on outer surface; Bezel with minor marks and scratches and a few minor losses to black; Plastic crystal with fine scratches; Bracelet replaced, end pieces do not conform to case radius. DIAL: A few fine, short scratches and scuffs, otherwise very good. HANDS: A few fine marks and scratches, otherwise very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Scattered, very fine scratches, otherwise very good. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly.
ESTIMATE: $15000 - $25000
PRICE SOLD: $15000
Breitling, Switzerland, "Navitimer Cosmonaute" wrist chronograph, ref. 809, 17 jewels, manual winding, gilt plate Venus cal. 178 movement with lever escapement in a stainless steel case with rotating bezel, and 24 hour arabic numeral black painted dial with "AOPA" logo below 12:00 and "Navitimer" above 6:00, the chronograph counting elapsed seconds, minutes, and hours, white painted luminous hands, serial #991063, 40mm, c1965, with black leather strap and Breitling buckle.
CONDITION: CASE: Dings and pin pricks; Minor scratches and scuffs; Dings and burrs on the underside of some lugs; Plastic crystal with fine scratches. DIAL: Luminous compound restored; Minor dirt. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Numerous fine scratches; Some screws with marred heads; A few steel components with a speck of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly.
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
PRICE SOLD: $2600