Lot 13: A stainless steel automatic gentleman's Breitling Aeromarine Colt bracelet watch.
January 21, 2013
Birmingham, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: BREITLING - a stainless steel automatic gentleman's Aeromarine Colt bracelet watch circa 2007, the black dial with hourly applied silvered batons, date aperture set to three o'clock, inner twenty-four hour divisions, bordered by a minute track with Arabic divisions at five minute intervals, unidirectional bezel, tonneau shaped case, numbered A17380, fitted to a steel link Professional II bracelet with folding clasp, signed ETA calibre 2824-2. Case width 43mm.
Condition Report: A Breitling bracelet watch, movement is currently functioning, however wear to the edge of the rotor, there appears to be detritus trapped under the plating on the weight, and areas of dark staining, the sleeve has eroded causing extreme difficulty in screwing the crown back in, need a replacement, dial is marked, and luminous markers on the end of the batons have areas of discolouration and are beginning to degrade, hands are scratched and marked as luminous panels degrade, glass is in fairly good condition, no scratches visible to the naked eye, case is lightly scratched with tiny dints, light pitting to the case back, tiny dent to edge of the case, replacement crown, lightly pitted, bezel has medium scratches, numerous noticeable chips to the edges, bracelet is lightly scratched a few small scuffs and tiny dints, evidence of possible repolishing, clasp is lightly scratched and pitted, bracelet has been slightly stretched and measures approximately 16.5cm including the case. Due to the opening of this case back we recommend that this watch is sealed by an authorised technician before use near water. Please note that this lot does not come with box or papers. Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any watches sold.