1950 Angelus Chronograph "L.E." Radium Dial


Very charismatic Angelus “Légi Erő” issued especially for Hungarian Air Forces in 1950s encased in sharp stainless steel 38mm case with snap-on case back and powered by in-house caliber Angelus 215. The black dial with radium luminous Arabic numerals and gilt scales looks perfectly.

The watch went through complete service in June 2017

Manufacturer: Angelus, Switzerland
Model: “L.E.”
Reference: n/a
Type: Manual-winding chronograph
Year of production: ca.1950
Case type: 3-body, with snap-on case back, high polished and satin finishing.
Case material: Stainless steel
Case measurement: 38 mm (without crown) / 46 mm (lug-to-lug) / 20 mm (between lugs)
Case serial number: 264691
Case back: Snap-on, signed "Acier Inoxidable", “Angelus”, “L.E.” on the outer side of the caseback.
Crown/pushers: Original steel fluted crown. Original “mushroom” pushers.
Crystal: Acrylic
Movement type: Manual-winding 2-reg 45-minutes chronograph
Movement model: In-house Angelus Cal. 215 signed "Angelus", 18000 A/h, 17 jewels, 40 hours of power-reserve.
Dial:  Original untouched gilt dial showing certain degradation of glossy lacquer all over the surface. The condition is stable and the gilt printing is not affected at all. Signed “Angelus” at 12 o’clock and “Swiss” at 6 o’clock. Gilt scale on the outer perimeter of the dial. Radium Arabic numerals.
Hands: Original golden radium luminous  hands.
Case condition:  Professionally polished to factory specs. 
Movement condition: Perfect. Serviced, only original parts. Adjusted and keeps good time. Serviced in June 2017.
Overall condition: Mint
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, our company’s box. 
Warranty: 1 year technical warranty

Category: Angelus

Type: Watch

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