1946 Breitling Chronograph ref.174


Charming Breitling chronograph from ca.1946 featuring wonderful creamy-white dial vested with robust Venus 170 with column wheel

The watch went through complete service in August 2017. 

Manufacturer: Breitling, Switzerland 
Model: n/a
Reference: 174
Type: Manual-winding 2-reg chronograph 
Year of production: ca.1946
Case type: 2-body case, with screw-down case back, mixed satin and high-polished finishing.
Case material: Chromeplate case + stainless steel case back 
Case measurement: 36 mm (without crown) / 44 mm (lug-to-lug) / 20 mm (between lugs) 
Case serial number: 680385
Case back: Screw-down case back, signed “Stainless steel back / Waterproof / Shock Protected / Antimagnetic / Swiss made” reference and case serial numbers on the outer side of the case back.
Crown/pushers: Original steel fluted crown with Breitling logo, original “mushroom” pushers. 
Crystal: Acrylic 
Movement type: Manual-winding 45-minutes 60-seconds chronograph
Movement model: Venus 170. 17 jewels, 18000 A/h, 40 hours of power reserve. 
Movement serial number: n/a
Dial: Amazingly patinated original creamy-white dial decorated with tachymeter and seconds scale on the outer perimeter of the dial, Arabic numerals. Signed "Breitling" at 12 o'clock and “Swiss made” at 6 o'clock. Small seconds subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock, 45-minutes counter's subsidiary dial at 12 o'clock.  
Hands: Blue baton hours, minutes and sweep hands, small blue chrono hands.
Case condition: Mint. Professionally polished, sharp, showing minor traces of use. Very strong and sharp edges. 
Movement condition: Perfect. Professionally serviced in August 2017. Adjusted and keeps good time. All functions work properly. 
Dial/hands condition:  Original dial in fine condition. Shows signs of patination. Original hands.
Overall condition: 2 (fine)
Delivery set: The watch comes with generic leather strap and generic steel buckle. It comes also with our company’s warranty certificate, general terms and conditions of sale, and our company’s box.                                                                           

Warranty: 1-year technical warranty


Category: Breitling

Type: Watch

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