Bring a Loupe: A Tudor Submariner 76100, An Oversized Longines Calatrava 5559, A Heuer Skipper 7764, And More
Longines Reference 5559, With Oversized Yellow Gold Case
You may believe that you have seen this Longines previously, and in light of current circumstances. It was first offered available to be purchased on Instagram in May ; and in the event that you saw it, you most likely saw its similarity to the as of late released Longines Heritage 1945 . In all actuality, the bezels and carries are marginally extraordinary in ebb and flow, yet the dial setup is indistinguishable, for valid justifications since this re-release itself was motivated by a vintage piece likewise from the 1940s.
This Longines offers a curiously large 18k yellow gold case; its 36mm width was very larger than usual for wristwatches from the period. In light of the sharpness of its drags, it really looks unpolished, and the fixed tie bars are likewise in magnificent condition. The equilibrium of the dial is extraordinary: the exchanging numerals and applied files, the flimsy leaf hands and the huge sub-register work perfectly together. Note nonetheless, that there is a little scratch on the dial, just under 9 o’clock. Finally, the vender portrays the manual-winding type 27M as in extraordinary working condition, and it particularly looks this way.
This larger than average Longines reference 5559 is estimated at 4,800 Euros (or around $5,665).
Tudor Submariner Reference 76100, With Lollipop Hand
Yes, Tudor had its own adaptation of the Submariner, and for in excess of 40 back to back a very long time since the mid-1950s. However it figured out how to separate it from the jumpers of its sister image Rolex – precisely obviously (Tudor was sourcing its developments from providers, while Rolex went in-house) yet in addition tastefully. The reference 76100 couldn’t be a superior illustration of that, with its interesting “candy” hour hand, without the old style internal separation of the celebrated “Mercedes” hand from Rolex. The dial lists were likewise an alternate shape, which Tudor additionally offered in blue (for vintage treated steel Subs, Rolex followed the Ford witticism, and you could pick “any tone as long as it was black”).
Introduced in 1984, the reference 76100 was just delivered for a brief timeframe, and is in this manner harder to discover, particularly in the NOS state of the current model. Not exclusively is the condition faultless, yet the watch comes full set with an assurance (clear, unsigned and unstamped), hang tag, papers and box. The caseback still bears the first sticker, while the collapsed Oyster arm band is obviously remembered for this exceptionally complete set.
The Rolex seller Eric Ku is offering this full set NOS Tudor Submariner 76100 for $10,000.
Heuer Skipper 7764, With Compressor Case
The reference 7764 was not the principal Heuer Skipper, it followed the reference 7754 which was presented in 1968. It was, be that as it may, the absolute first to be fitted in an enormous 40.5mm Compressor case, while the past cycle utilized the 35mm Carrera case (henceforth its “Skipperera” epithet; more information on the Skipper family can be discovered on Heuerchrono ). True to form in a regatta-devoted piece of that time, there’s a brief aggregator, with 5-minute additions to coordinate the commencement of a race.
This include was gotten through a change of the type Valjoux 7730; similarly as Breitling was simultaneously tweaking the Venus 178 to get various lengths and showcases of the passed minutes. The present Heuer Skipper shows an astounding dial, with an extraordinary regatta counter and patinated lume on the records and unique handset. The Autavia case holds its unique thick profile, and the very much safeguarded etchings on the caseback and between the drags shows that it has not been overpolished. Ultimately, the moment/hour bezel is very much saved, without the profound scratches they frequently get over time.
Abel Court offers this incredible Heuer Skipper for 15,000 Euros (or around $17,730)
Girard-Perregaux Olimpico Reference 9075AF
The Olimpico name is obvious: Girard-Perregaux delivered one chronograph for every version from the 1950s onwards , and that for more than 30 years. On account of the current reference 9075AF, it is accepted that is was made to praise the 1968 Mexico Games, albeit some trust it was really made related to the 1976 Montreal Olympics. One thing we do know without a doubt, is it was fabricated by Excelsior Park, which likewise offered it under its own marking . This additionally clarifies the Excelsior Park chronograph type 40 – parallel grip and section wheel controlled – discovered inside the case (called type 073 under Girard-Perregaux nomenclature).
This Olimpico comes with a concentrate from the Girard-Perregaux documents, and the merchant demonstrates a 620-unit creation. It likewise comes with a period right and marked clasp and a marked box, the two components adding a touch of authentic setting to the watch. The case looks sharp, and the reference number is unmistakably decipherable between the carries. The dial shows some in any event, maturing, all the more explicitly on the its veneer completing, while the manual-injury development is depicted as working properly.
This Girard-Perregaux Olimpico is recorded on the Chronocentric discussion for 7,500 Euros (or around $8,850).