Lot #12371 – Geismar Pilot WWII Chronograph Timer Chronographe A Retour
Estimate: $2,500.00 – $2,800.00
Start Price: $1,399.00
Model: Chronographe A Retour
Approximate diameter: 62mm
Dial Color: White
Case Back: Solid
Movement: Mechanical manual wind
Condition: Has areas of wear and superficial scratches due to normal usage and age. The hand for the sub dial is discolored. Overall condition is good. Water resistance/proofness not tested. An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.
Special Notes: Unusual and rare oversized Geismar Chronographe A Retour (Chronograph Return). Circa 1940’s. Bi-directional rotating bezel. Used in aviation by the French Air Force to time bombs. Bomber counter watches were normally strapped to a pilot’s leg or arm.
Last Know Retail (Approximate): NA