( SOLD ) TISSOT “NAVIGATOR – WORLD TIME” automatic – ref. OR4001 – numbered series of 100 pieces – rare 1950s watch – 18k yellow gold case
(item code Tissot002)
TISSOT “NAVIGATOR – WORLD TIME” automatic, reference OR 4001. Rare watch with 18k yellow gold case, produced in 1953 to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of its birth, produced in a limited series of 100 numbered pieces on the back. Original two-tone silver dial, with fixed outer ring divided into 24 hours and central rotating disc with indication of the reference cities of the time zones. Round case with beautiful lugs, entirely in 18k yellow gold (750 / °°), with fixed yellow gold bezel divided into 12 hours, snap-on yellow gold caseback. Original crown. Automatic hammer movement, Tissot caliber 285 N – 21T, marked CHs Tissot & Fils, completely original, exceptionally well preserved and in perfect working order. Vintage brown lizard strap, generic in stock conditions, with generic yellow gold laminated vintage buckle. Original watch in every part and in exceptional general conservation conditions.
Age: produced approximately in 1953;
Case: in three parts in yellow gold, fixed bezel divided into 12 hours, snap-on caseback. The caseback presents externally in a limited series number XX / 100, internally we find the following punches: reference OR 4001 – Tissot fab logo and writing. Suisse – Swiss made – CHs Tissot & Fils – hallmarks of 18k gold – 750 / °° – hallmark of the case manufacturer and Minerva head punch (to distinguish 18k gold cases of Swiss production). Original crown without logo. Case dimensions: net diameter 36 mm (excluding crown) x 44 mm (from handle to handle);
Dial: original, two-tone silvery color, with fixed outer ring divided into 24 hours and central rotating disc with indication of the reference cities of the time zones (the possibility of rotating the central disc independently from the hands, is obtained by operating the push button at 2 o’clock). Graphic printed in black. Traingolar spheres burnished with luminous treatment and central seconds. Original dial in exceptional storage conditions;
Movement: mechanical with automatic winding, hammer type, Tissot caliber 285 N – 21T, marked CHs Tissot & Fils, completely original, exceptionally preserved and in perfect working order;
Strap: Vintage brown lizard strap, generic in stock conditions, with generic yellow gold laminated vintage buckle;
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