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Pocket watch chronograph Breitling - MIL-W-5605A - 1223 FSN - Men - 1950-1959

Lot reference 19105393
Pocket watch chronograph Breitling - MIL-W-5605A  - 1223 FSN - Men - 1950-1959

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Manual winding - Nickel cromato

Brand: Pocket watch chronograph Breitling
Model: MIL-W-5605A
Reference Number: 1223 FSN
Gender: Men
Period: 1950-1959
Movement: Manual winding
Case material: Nickel cromato
Type: Chronograph pocket watch
Shipped Insured: Yes
Condition: In working condition with visible traces of use

STOP WATCH MIL-W-5605A BREITLING rare, vintage pocket watch.
The watch is in working order with some signs of wear.
Wakmann developed this watch in collaboration with Breitling for the American army in the 1940s/60s.
Engraving on the exterior of the case back:
"STOP WATCH MIL-W-5605A SERIAL NO. 1223 FSN: 2H 6645-241-3280 MFG.PART NO. 605A CONT.NO. N00104-70-D-0317 U. S.”
Engraving on the inside of the case back:
(There is also an engraving made by hand for some repairs carried out a few years ago).
The word BREITLING is also engraved on the dial under the upper sub-dial, and SWISS is engraved above the lower sub-dial, but they cannot be made out in the photos.
The watch has a chrome-plated nickel case with a screw-down case back. Diameter 50 mm, thickness 15 mm.
The watch and the chronograph are in perfect working order and keep time.
Signs of wear as shown in photos.
There is a mark on the crystal at about 1 o'clock.
If the push button is not pressed hard enough when starting the stopwatch, the hand slips a couple of seconds; I do not know whether this is a defect or whether it is normal. It stops and resets perfectly.
As highlighted with the arrow, in the second photo of the movement, the index assembly protector is damaged and missing.

No box or guarantee.
At the time of packaging, the watch is guaranteed to be in working order and to keep the time.
We guarantee that the watch up for auction is the one shown in the photos.

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Reviews given: 3
Member since: April 5, 2018
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    Bellissimo e fedele alle foto e descrizione. Tutto perfetto! Grazie user-092acad
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    FORTHAMILTON November 13, 2018

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    very correct
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    BMW507 September 24, 2018

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Italy $30.77
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