BREITLING REF. 791 SPLIT-SECONDS
Breitling, Genève, case No. 761318, Ref. 791.
Made in the 1960s.
Very fine and rare, water-resistant, antimagnetic
stainless steel wristwatch with round button
split-seconds chronograph, registers, tachometer
and stainless steel Breitling buckle.
Two-body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs,
rounded bezel, co-axial single button on the winding-
crown for the split-seconds operation, screw-
down case back engraved: "Waterproof, Shock-Protected,
Matte silver with applied luminous Arabic numerals,
black minute and 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary
dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute
registers, outer black tachometer scale. Blued steel
13''', rhodium plated, 17 jewels, fausses cotes decoration,
straight-line lever escapement, monometallic
balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring,