|Base Caliber||Venus 188|
|Power Reserve (h)||45 h|
|No. of Jewels||17|
|Case Diameter||35 mm|
|Small Seconds, Luminescent Hands, Blue Steel Hands, Limited Edition, Only Original Parts, Luminous indexes|
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Absolute best condition
Production Year 1955
Reference No: 3256 - 60.36823
Wittnauer Chronograph from 1955 received perfectly preserved with original dial.
In an unprecedented perfect condition - like new from the jewelry shop. The unmistakable striking design in combination with the beautiful, perfect near mint original dial; near mint movement distinguishes this rare timekeeper.
This is driven by men's model caliber Wittnauer 14W. The chronograph movement with double Register is based on the legendary Venus 188. Convinced this movement was presented in 1948 with a unique accuracy while robustness. Two properties, which are generally exclude unfortunately.
An interesting detail form the three marks of the chronograph-counter at 3, 6 and 9 minutes. At that time many chronographs had such marks. They were useful as discussions in public pay-phones in the three-minute have been settled.
The Wittnauer Chronograph is of a black luxury leather strap watch strap manufactory the renowned Austrian Hirsch.
Hirsch Grand Duke - 100m water resistant.
Since 1765 the name Hirsch is exclusive for high quality and guarantees the wearer aesthetics, durability and comfort.
• Near mint original dial; near mint movement with applied indexes and Arabic digits
• Double register chronograph
• Hand filled with luminous markers
• Original preserved clock face in original unrestored furniture
• Screw-down caseback
• Manual wind movement, caliber Wittnauer 14W (Venus 188)
• Dial with Tachymeter- (blue) and telemeter scale (red)
¢ New and unworn leather strap from Hirsch
• New Buckle
• Movement cleaned and oiled
Â ¢ Small Second
• F = 18,000 A/h
• Incabloc shock protection
• Power reserve: 45h
• Diameter (movement): 31.0 mm
• High (movement): 6.0 mm
Diameter in mm (without crown) 35.0
Height in mm: 13.0
Bandwidth in mm 18.0
Before the beginning of the auction was the movement cleaned and oiled.
Face in the original condition / unrestored
(Original condition / unrestored)
Expertly obsolete collector's condition
(Restored collectors condition)
The watch is located in the original factory settings.
You pleased the viewer with its elegant, timeless design and loving, very high-quality quality of manufacturing and detail.
Just typical Wittnauer!
Shipping costs for Germany: 6.90 euros. EU and worldwide: 13.00 €
Insured shipping is done of course and by registered mail, including invoice and certificate of authenticity.
Possible withdrawal within three days.
If you have any questions, I would be happy to provide you - just write an e-mail!
On the images is, of course offered to the original watch is guaranteed for the authenticity of course!
The history of Wittnauer:
The 1845 North America emigrated from Switzerland to Eugene Robert imported together with his brother-in-law, Albert Wittnauer, Swiss watches in the United States. The company was created in 1868 from this connection Wittnauer & Co. You acted as a consequence as a representation for companies such as Agassiz, Audemars Piguet, Longines or Angelus.
Later it was decided to selling its own signed Wittnauer watches, providing them with their own studio in Geneva in a timekeeper. Rohwerklieferanten served as Longines and Girard-Perregaux. It was decided by the changed customs regulations in Wittnauer soon Werkkomponenten in future to import from Switzerland and the movements in the United States to mount and to regulate. These movements were then produced in America in the case got involved.
Began in 1936 with the sale of the A. Longines Wittnauer co. to the joint production with the heyday of the Luxusuhrenhersteller Wittnauer. The co-operation under the name Longines-Wittnauer lasted until 1994, when the Swiss SMH-group buying the traditional companies and divided them. After a short phase of independence 2001 the company was taken over by Bulova.