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    Swiss chronograph

    Dear Friends!

    I am really interested about this watch, it is a piece of a heritage and I don't know too much about it, except its old and valuable. Could someone help me please?
    I would be very thanksfull. If neccessary I can make more photographs of it.
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    Re: Swiss chronograph

    Hi and Welcome

    Its a FANTASTIC, monopusher (probably) Landeron movement.
    Enamel dial with tachometre (speed) and telemetre scales Distance)

    Here is mine:




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    Re: Swiss chronograph

    Two beautiful watches, wish I owned one!!! Adam, how do you read the center spiral (red) scale?

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    Re: Swiss chronograph

    Quote Originally Posted by novaa77 View Post
    Two beautiful watches, wish I owned one!!! Adam, how do you read the center spiral (red) scale?
    Thanks - only one is mine!
    You need a marked out 1 mile - like a race track
    You start the timer at beginning of the mile, stop it at end of mile
    Then read off directly miles per hour.
    Its very cool.
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    "By Teaching Others, We Teach Ourselves"
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    Re: Swiss chronograph

    Quote Originally Posted by HOROLOGIST007 View Post
    Thanks - only one is mine!
    You need a marked out 1 mile - like a race track
    You start the timer at beginning of the mile, stop it at end of mile
    Then read off directly miles per hour.
    Its very cool.

    Interesting, thanks for explaining it to me.

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    Re: Swiss chronograph

    Quote Originally Posted by novaa77 View Post
    Interesting, thanks for explaining it to me.
    Pleasure.
    Regards

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