Just fabulous Richard chronograph from ca.1950 featuring wonderful two-tone creamy-white dial vested with robust Valjoux 22 with column wheel
The watch went through complete service in July 2017.
Manufacturer: Richard, Switzerland
Type: Manual-winding 2-reg chronograph
Year of production: ca.1950
Case type: 3-body case, with screw-down case back, mixed satin and high-polished finishing.
Case material: Stainless steel
Case measurement: 36 mm (without crown) / 41 mm (lug-to-lug) / 17 mm (between lugs)
Case serial number: 78434
Case back: Screw-down case back, signed “Antimagnetic / Waterproof / Shock Absorber / Richard Chronographe Stainless Steel” and case serial number on the outer side of the case back.
Crown/pushers: Original steel fluted crown, original “mushroom” pushers.
Movement type: Manual-winding 30-minutes 60-seconds chronograph
Movement model: Valjoux 22, signed "Richard". 17 jewels, 18000 A/h, 40 hours of power reserve.
Movement serial number: n/a
Dial: Amazingly patinated original creamy-white dial decorated with red printed telemeter scale on the outer perimeter of the dial, black printed seconds scale and radium Arabic numerals. Signed "Richard" at 12 o'clock and “Incabloc”, "Swiss" at 6 o'clock. Small seconds subsidiary dial at 9 o'clock, 30-minutes counter's subsidiary dial at 3 o'clock.
Hands: Radium hours, minutes hands and black sweep hand, small chrono hands.
Case condition: Mint. Professionally polished, sharp, showing minor traces of use. Very strong and sharp edges.
Movement condition: Perfect. Professionally serviced in July 2017. Adjusted and keeps good time. All functions work properly.
Dial/hands condition: Original dial in fine condition. Shows signs of patination. Original radium 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