Other Other - DODANE, military chronograph

  • Movement 
    Handwinding
  • Year of manufacture 
    1970
  • Lot number 
    155
  • Case material 
    Steel
  • Diameter 
    38
  • Bracelet material 
    Textile
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Men/Unisex

Description

DODANE, military chronograph, around 1970. Steel round case, diam. 38 mm, n. 401513, marked on the back: FG (Fin Garantie = end of warranty) and the dates 18.8.71, 27.11.76 and 22.4.78, rotating steel bezel, (good condition). Black dial with painted Arabic numerals, (good condition, original). Round movement with manual winding, cal. Valjoux 222, with "fly-back" function, (good condition). Dial signed. This military chronograph was used by the French Air Force Pilots. The "fly-back" function was used to measure time intervals without intermediate pauses, as during air navigation. Source: Michele Galizia, "Military Wristwatches sky land sea", pag. 66, Cronomania, 2008.
Starting price: € 1'200