Lot #3139 – Eberhard & Co Extra Fort One Button Chronograph Watch

Estimate: $1,800.00 – $2,500.00

Vintage gents 18k yellow gold Eberhard & Co Extra Fort one button chronograph wristwatch.  Circa 1950`s.  Black Eberhard & Co La Chaux de Fonds with two registers.  Mechanical manual wind movement.  Comes on a Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle.  Approximate diameter is 40mm.  Gross weight is approximately 51.4 grams.

The hour hand has some loss of color.  The plastic crystal has some superficial scratches.  The watch has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition of is good. Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy nor water resistance/proofness. An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

Georges Eberhard founded the Manufacture D’Horlogerie Eberhard & Co in La Chaux de Fonds in 1887.  Over the years, the company patented several innovative movements such as a time setting system, reading of hours and minutes, and the “Calotte Patrouille” to guard against dust and moisture.  Some of Eberhard & Co’s iconic lines include the Eberhard & Co Anniversaire, Eberhard & Co Scafograf, Eberhard & Co Contograf, Eberhard & Co Chrono 4, Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari, Eberhard & Co 8 Jours, Eberhard & Co Extra-Fort, Eberhard & Co Champion V, Eberhard & Co Scafo, Eberhard & Co Traversetolo, Eberhard & Co Gilda, and Eberhard & Co Aiglon.

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Description

Brand:  Eberhard & Co
Model:  Extra Fort
Diameter:  40mm
Dial Color:  Black
Case Material:  18k Yellow gold
Bezel Material:  18k Yellow gold
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Manual wind
Functions:  Hours, minutes, seconds, chronograph
Band:  Tokki Project leather strap with a stainless steel Tokki Project tang buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  N/A

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Eberhard & Co