Lot #13177 – Geismar Pilot WWII Chronograph Timer Chronographe A Retour

Estimate: $2,500.00 – $2,800.00

Start Price: $1,399.00

Brand: Geismar
Model: Chronographe A Retour
Approximate diameter: 62mm
Dial Color: White
Case Back: Solid
Movement: Mechanical manual wind
Functions: Chronograph
Band: N/A
Box: No
Papers: No
Accessories: N/A
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

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