STOLEN ! VINTAGE 1950’s 18KT ROSE GOLD CORTEBERT SPORT CHRONOGRAPH WATCH CALIBRE 429.(UNAVAILABLE) STOLEN !

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VINTAGE 1950’s 18KT ROSE GOLD CORTEBERT SPORT CHRONOGRAPH WATCH CALIBRE 429

Vintage 1950’s 18kt Rose Gold ‘Cortebert sport’ chronograph watch calibre 429 movement.

This rare chronograph was manufactured around the mid 1950’s by the very highly respected Swiss maker ‘Cortebert’.

Beautifully cased in 18kt Rose Gold and with elaborate ‘dropped’ strap lugs. The snap on case back is fully hallmarked with Swiss 18kt gold marks and individual serial number 1617858, there is even a tiny 18kt hallmark near to the back of one lug. Measuring 34.5mm across the bezel and 40.5mm tip-to-tip.

The exceptional three colour printed dial is in excellent shape with both telemeter and tachometer scales and signed simply ‘Cortebert Sport’.

The movement used here is the superb calibre 429, hand winding with column wheel and 30 minute recorder. Of excellent quality and beautifully finished with Geneve stripes. Working very well, winds and sets correctly. The chronograph starts promptly and returns back exactly to zero as it should.

This watch is in truly superb condition, close to ‘as-new’ we would say. There are no dings, serious scratches or visible faults of any description & just a little light scratching to the back from mild use over the years. Fitted with a new, quality alligator-grain strap the watch looks a million dollars on the wrist. a rare beast this one and rarer still in this beautiful condition.