Tuesday, May 13, 2014

AUTHENTIC SWISS SWISS TELL VALJOUX 23 TWO REGISTERS CHRONOGRAPH GENTS WRISTWATCH










AUTHENTIC SWISS SWISS TELL VALJOUX 23 TWO REGISTERS CHRONOGRAPH 
 (SIMILAR TO VINTAGE HEUER/BREITLING/ROLEX CHRONOGRAPH)
BRAND: TELL
MADE IN: SWISS
CIRCA: 1950's
MODEL:  2 REGISTERS CHRONOGRAPH
CRYSTAL: ACRYLIC CRYSTAL
MOVEMENT: SWISS VALJOUX CAL.23 CHRONOGRAPH 17 JEWELS MANUAL WINDING MOVEMENT.
DIAL COLOR: SILVER TONE  DIAL (FAIRLY DISTRIBUTED PATINA)
FUNCTION: 2 REGISTERS CHRONOGRAPH 45 MINUTES COUNTER AT 3:00
HANDS: BLACK TONE METAL ALPHA HANDS
MARKERS: BLACK ARABIC MARKERS
CASING : SOLID STAINLESS STEEL
LUGS: 20mm
MEASUREMENT: 40mm DIAMETER EXCLUDING CROWN and 44mm LUG TO LUG
CASEBACK INSCRIPTION: NONE
BEZEL: SOLID STAINLESS STEEL
CROWN: SOLID SS CROWN AND BASE METAL CHRONO PUSHERS
STRAP: GENUINE BREIL BLACK MILITARY BUND LEATHER BAND
SIZE STRAP: 7.5"
EXCELLENT CONDITION, CHRONO FULLY WORKING AND RESET TO ZERO, KEEPING TIME, DISCONTINUED MODEL.
PRICE/HARGA: USD1,800 (NEGOTIABLE)
LISTING: USD2000 SOLD:
Brief Information on TELL Wristwatches
According to Pritchard , “Tell” was a brand and model name for the Fleurier Watch Company SA. They had factories in Fleurier and Buttes, Switzerland. The Tell name was first registered in 1895. A 1945 showed a “Tell” and Arcadis watch. The company was still listed 1966 with Jai, Hind, TELL and Victor watches. This is only an short version of 4 pages in Pritchards Swiss Timepiece Makers 1775 - 1975.

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