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Benrus Sky Chief Datora Valjoux 72 C 14 Kt Gold


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Basic Info

Brand Benrus
Ref. No. Valjoux 72C triple-calendar Chronograph
Code Y29
Movement Manual winding
Case material Yellow gold
Bracelet material Leather
Year ca. 1952
Condition 0 (unworn)
Location Luxembourg, Troisvierges
Price 5,700 € (= $6,199)
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Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber Valjoux 72C


Case material Yellow gold
Case diameter 35 mm


Bracelet material Leather


Chronograph, Date, Weekday, Month, Annual calendar


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Benrus Sky Chief Datora Valjoux 72 C - 14 Kt Gold - NOS new and unworn

New Old Stock - stunningly beautiful

The Benrus Watch Co. was founded In New York in 1921 by the brothers Benjamin, Ralph and Oscar Lazrus, immigrants from Romania. The company name was created from the first name and the last name Benjamin Lazrus. Since at the time pocket watches were no longer in fashion, they began the three brothers with the production of cheaper watches. On 14. They keep the brand name Benrus may 1923 the Swiss Office for protecting intellectual property. Oscar as an elder was in the company responsible for the advertising and finance, the second oldest Benjamin, the way the Columbia University visited was for operational things because, the youngest brother Ralph was active in the distribution and sale.

Although the building was located in the middle of Manhattan, most of the production was held in Switzerland in La Chaux-de-Fonds Breitling instead under the roof of the company. The branch in Switzerland was also the first case where a woman was a larger company.


Using the Valjoux caliber 72C, especially nice chronograph with hands calendar, as well as a window to show the day of the week and the month of the year, what manufactured. Collectors are paying high prices for search models today.

Rare men's wrist watch with Chronograph, 30 min. , 12h-counter and complete calendar

Three-piece, screw-in case back. Dial with raised gold indices, increased arabic numerals, small seconds, 30 min.- and 12h-counter, day, date and month view, alpha-hand. Movement: 2/3-plate movement, rhodium-plated, sanded, polished screws, fine sanded Chronograph - Steel, ratchet wheel, Glucydur-screw balance, blued.

A gent's rare wristwatch with Chronograph, 30 min and 12h counter and full calendar

Three-body, screw back. Dial: silvered, raised indexes, raised Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds, 30 minutes and 12h counter, day, date and month indication, alpha hands. Movement.: 2/3 plate movement, rhodium-plated, ground, polished screws, finely ground chronograph steel parts, ratchet wheel, Glucydur screw balance, blued Ste. .. hairspring.

This very complicated for the time clock is equipped with the noble Valjoux caliber 72 C, a further development of the already in R-L-x to fame Valjoux 72 and shows in addition to the day, the month in the upper medium-sized windows, the date using a dedicated central pointer, and even the hours, minutes, and seconds to separately on the 3 additional subdials.

( With two printers and additional buttons for the Quick Set the date of the month and the day.

A very high-quality clock with many complications

And as a further rarity the beautiful 18 Kt Gold-case in excellent new condition NOS and the original dial received during dreaming

( At R-L-x costs the simple caliber Valjoux 72 already approx. 120,000 ,- Euro.

In very good condition that have been subjected by watchmaker and fully verified



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26, Grand rue
9905 Troisvierges
Tel.: 0032 87743706
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