Details about Vintage TRITON SPIROTECHNIQUE *NOS* 1960s 36kbmp Orig HI Spec RARE DIVER MILITARSee original listing
Mar 08, 2014
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
|Jewelry Type:||MYSTICAL TRITON SPIROTECHNIQUE||Country/Region of Manufacture:||Switzerland|
TRITON French design SWISS EXECUTION
Hello, and welcome...
Rest assured we are a PAYPAL VERIFIED USA SELLER and will ship to ALL PAYPAL confirmed addresses ONLY -- depending on when the item ends/sells we may be in Europe and thus ship from nearest EU location using ONLINE TRACKABLE and SIGNATURE REQUIRED EXPRESS SERVICE (note those costs will be roughly $50 USD).
MYSTICAL STATUS, IN NEW OLD STOCK MINT CONDITION -- TRITON SPIROTECHNIQUE --
This ICON Dive watch was designed by Jacques Cousteau and Laurent Dodane in France in 1960 for the diving empire (SPIROTECHNIQUE) it was designed by the man himself and his engineering partner, so there is great history in this Mystical brand.
See pictures of actual 1963 advertisements, and consider the fact it was MORE EXPENSIVE than ever the ROLEX dive examples...... We also have a large collection of La SPIROTECHNIQUE dive equipment: the bubble gauge in the advert, compasses, patches, gauges, AURICOSTE and L. DODANE dive watches in MINT CONDITION - just let us know what to list for you...
This watch is from a vast Private collection of hundreds of both vintage dive, military and chronograph watches... See last nights sale/giveaway of the rarest Heuer CARRERA ref 3147N... It sold in less than an hour at the BIN to a well established and respected international collector auction number: 261412265330
Up for auction is this ULTRA RARE *NOS* Triton Spirotechnique original 1960s SPECIMAN!
--as Issued to the French military - VERY RARE AND IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND IN THIS CONDITION, even having been re-made in 2012 by at least two unrelated watch companies (one in Germany and one in Spain), all homages to THIS ORIGINAL...
Imagine what that implies about THE ORIGINAL SPECIMAN in NOS condition!
SPECS: NEW OLD STOCK
Original highest quality BREVET screw stainless steel case with outer rotating BAKELITE bezel. Upper Lugs flexible, Crown at "12" (revolutionary design by Laurent Dodane to keep the crown from getting caught on dive equipment etc - SEE PICTURE of orig sketch).
Original black tropic dial (untouched/unrefinished) with date window on three o'clock position.
Original BROAD ARROW Hands incl Sweep LOLLIPOP Second...
Original STRAP: 2 piece and uber rare - very thick tropic/NATO style double stitched era original (NOS)
Automatic 21 jewels Eta 2732 high beat 36,000 bpm movement with Incabloc, Triovis micrometer regulator in perfect working condition and time keeping (first ETA 36kbmp) -- NOTICE the movement screws have NO signs of ever being touch...
44 hour time reserve, this particular movement was only used in the very LAST specimens of this model - UBER RARE!!
Yes, this is an AUTHENTIC NEW OLD STOCK PIECE!
Diameter: approx 39 mm
Please excuse the quick and dirty iPhone pictures, the watch is spectacular thus even with poor photos the combination of timepiece and poor pictures equates to an acceptable presentation, imagine had we had the time to stage these shots with a real camera?
Please look at the pictures. Please email me if you need more info!
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I cannot ship to the Ukraine nor Russia; my apologies particularly at this time in history.
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YES!! THERE ARE OTHER RARE WATCHES AVAILABLE AND TO BE LISTED AS SOON AS TIME PERMITS; INQUIRIES WELCOME!!
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