Breitling Datora 785 Dato-Compax Valjoux 72C triple calendar

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Basic Info

Ref. No. 785
Code 919nv
Movement Manual winding
Case material Gold/Steel
Bracelet material Leather
Year 1950
Condition 1 (mint)
Location Luxembourg, Troisvierges
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Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber Valjoux 72C


Case material Gold/Steel
Case diameter 35 mm


Bracelet material Leather


Chronograph, Date, Weekday, Month, Annual calendar


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Breitling Datora (UR) 785 from 1950 - extremely rare

(REF. 785 has always Valjoux 72C, only the Datoras with the Venus 191 caliber were drawn with 785 D )

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

Three piece, pressure back. dial with elevated golden indices, elevated arabic numerals, small seconds, 30 min and 12h-counter, day and date and month view, alpha-hand. movement: 2/3-plate movement, rhodium-plated, sanded and polished screws, fine sanded Chronograph - steel parts, ratchet wheel, Glucydur-screw balance, blued hairspring.

A gent's rare wrist watch with chronograph, 30 min and 12h counter and full calendar

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

This was at the time very complicated clock is equipped with the noble Valjoux caliber 72 C, a further development of the already came to fame Rolex Valjoux 72 and shows in addition to the day of the month in the upper medium-sized windows, the date using a own central pointer, and even the hours, minutes and seconds separately to the 3 additional totalizers.

( with two printers and additional buttons for quick setting of the date of the month and day )

Below: Article by Gisbert L. Brunner from the industry magazine Watches Jewels Jewelry, April 1998:
919 Breitling Datora reference 785

A very high-quality watch with many complications

And as a further rarity the Beautiful gold plated case in new condition and the surviving original dial in the dream state

( in the case of the simple cost Rolex caliber Valjoux 72 already about 90,000,- Euro )

In very good , almost mint from the watchmaking reviewed and completely revised condition like new and unworn



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