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Breitling Chronomat Reference 769 in 18K Gold – Circa 1946

18K Gold Breitling Chronomat 1946

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For many, the Breitling 769 Chronomat represents the epitome of vintage watch collecting.  The Chronomat’s rotating slide rule function was truly a revelation in it’s day.  Scientists, engineers and mathematicians had the ability to perform complex calculations decades before the invention of the hand held calculator.   This watch was produced just after the end of World War II making it useful for many as they begun to rebuild what was lost.

This Chronomat features an original dial, 18K Gold Case, and Venus 175 Breiting Premier movement.  This watch is signed Breitling on the dial,  case and movement.

Breitling / Clebar Early Chronomat 769 1st Generation Circa 1940’s

Breitling Clebar 769 Chronomat

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Before the Heuer/Clebar relationship there was the Breitling/Clebar relationship as evidenced by this early 1940’s example.  This Breitling Chronomat is co-branded Breitling/Clebar on the dial and is signed Clebar on the Movement.  The movemant also has the initials KXF on the balance which is the Clebar Swiss Export Code.  It’s stainless steel case has the Breitling Chronomat 769 reference number and a serial number which dates this watch to the early 1940’s.

Breitling Chronomat 769 2nd Generation Circa 1947

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Collectible Breitling Chronomat 217012 with Stainless Steel Case and Venus 175 Manual Wind Movement. Signed Breitling on the Dial, Case, Crown and Movement. According to the Breitling Chronomat Booklet (not included), the Dials Allow All Mathematical Calculations to be Solved, Including : Elapsed Time from 1/5 Second to 45 Minutes The Speed of an Object (Tachymeter) The Distance Between Two Points (Telemeter) Percentages Prime Costs Fuel Consumption Interest Exchange Rates Pulse Rate, Metronome (Pulsimeter) Production Rate Multiplication, Division