Datora | 799 | steel
Sized at 35mm, it features thick bevelled lugs, with the angles still visible - a sign that it has not been over-polished. The stainless steel case is in overall good condition with its original caseback, marked ‘799’. It has square chronograph pushers and a fluted crown.
The dial has a mild patina to it, and applied steel Arabic numerals. A good sign that the dial is original is that the ’31’ on the date wheel is still red. The twelve o’clock sub-dial features the moon-phase and date wheel, the three o'clock and nine o’clock sub-dial features the minute counter for the chronograph and the running seconds respectively and the six o’clock sub-dial displays the hour counter for the chronograph.
Powered by a Venus Cal. 187, it is a manual-winding column wheel chronograph movement with a date and moon-phase module. Being known as a reliable calibre, it features a Glucydur balance wheel and a Breguet spiral mainspring, adding to its overall quality. The movement features an unmarked bridge, which is correct for the Ref. 799. The watch has a power reserve of approximately 44 hours.
Viewings can be arranged in Central London by appointment.
|Model:||Datora Ref. 799|
|Movement:||mechanical manual-winding Venus 187 column-wheel chronograph|
tachymeter, chronograph (30-minute and 12-hour), hours, minutes, sub-seconds
|Features:||unrestored dial, blue hands|
|Case:||35 mm stainless steel|
|Bracelet:||dark brown lizard with steel tang buckle|
|Box & papers:||vintage Breitling box|
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