GALLET | CHRONOGRAPH 1940s
Cool chronograph in wonderful original condition Switzerland, 1940s
# TRIPLE SIGNED ON DIAL, MOVEMENT AND COVER
# NEW VINTAGE LEATHER STRAP
# SILVER DIAL
# KAL. VENUS
#34MM (37MM WITH CROWN)
# VERY NICELY AGED HANDS
# HAND PULL
# ACQUIRED BY GERMAN COLLECTOR
Technically, the Gallet, including the chronograph function, works perfectly and has recently been overhauled: (279°; +15s/d).
The watch shows hardly any signs of wear. There are no deep scratches, dents or similar, the glass is scratch-free.
Gallet Geneve is the oldest Swiss watch company, founded in 1466 by Humbertus Gallet. In 2016 the company celebrated its 550th anniversary in Geneva. The brand we know today was registered in 1826 with the name Gallet & Cie.
The Gallet watch brand has a fascinating history and some notable features:
#1 pioneer of chronographs
Gallet is considered one of the pioneers of chronographs and has a long history in the development and manufacture of these timekeeping instruments. The company began producing chronographs as early as the 19th century and was later known for its precision and reliability.
#2 Adventure timepiece
Gallet watches were often worn by adventurers, explorers and professional athletes. They have been used in numerous expeditions, polar journeys and sporting competitions. The brand has designed its watches specifically for use in extreme conditions and has been a popular choice among researchers and explorers.
#3 military watches
Gallet was a major supplier of watches to various armies and military units worldwide. The brand produced watches for the armed forces during World War I and World War II, as well as later conflicts. These military watches were characterized by their robustness, functionality and readability.
#4 Chronograph for everyday use
In addition to their specific areas of application, Gallet also offered chronographs for everyday use. These watches were characterized by their elegant design, reliability and high-quality workmanship.
#5 Innovative design and technology
Gallet has incorporated innovative designs and technological advancements into its watches over the years. These include, for example, the use of waterproof cases and the introduction of new chronograph functions.
#6 Vintage and collectible value
Gallet watches from past decades are highly sought after by collectors. The brand has a rich history and its vintage models are highly collectible. The early chronograph models, which were often associated with special features and limitations, are particularly in demand.
Gallet's history is marked by its role as a pioneer of chronographs, its connection to adventurism and its many years of experience in the production of military watches. Today, the brand has a loyal following of collectors and watch enthusiasts who appreciate the historical value and quality of Gallet watches.
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