Vintage Astrée Chronograph Watch with a Blue on White Reverse Panda Dial, made in 1960s with a Valjoux 7733 movmement, also knows as the "Poorman's" Heuer Carrera 7753 NS. It has a lovely numbered dial and hints of red on the right subdial just beam out of the this watch. Astrée roughly translates as heavenly body and/or star, which clearly this watch embodies!
The watch uses a high quality manual mechanical winding Valjoux 7733 movement (also used in top quality Swiss watches of the same era such as Heuer). In full working order and keeping accurate time. These movements are highly reliable and easy to maintain, parts are also plentiful. The watch is keeping accurate time and the chronograph works perfectly and resets to 12 as it should.
ng accurate time and the chronograph works perfectly and resets to 12 as it should.
Vintage manual wind chronographs are one of the most desirable watches within the vintage watch world, and panda dials even more so! These are the types of watches that will steadily appreciate in the coming years; even after the demands of football games, cycling around the countryside and sharing a few beers with a mate.
CASE: Watch case is in great condition. DIAL: White on Blue "Reverse Panda" Dial with lovely deep blue subdials with hints of racing red bursting out! BACK CASE: Great condition, CROWN: Fantastic condition. CRYSTAL: Great condition. OVERALL CONDITION: Has been tested, cleaned and checked over and is in excellent working order. PRESENTATION: Presented in a vintage style presentation box, great for a gift or to simply keep the watch in. AUTHENTICITY: Certification provided upon request.
CASE SIZE: 36m to crown STRAP SIZE: 18mm at lugs CASE MATERIAL: Stainless Steel. BRACELET: New Blue Premium Black Leather Strap with Contrast Stitching
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The watch is guaranteed to be in full functioning good working condition when it is posted from our store. For your peace of mind Wilberforce Watches offers a 30 day mechanical limited warranty for all watches, please see full terms and conditions for full details, available at email request.
Whether it be two days after the sale or two years, please let us know the issue as we have got your back. However please bear in mind that due to the nature of vintage watches, we do expect reasonable treatment of all watches by their new owners. So, no cave diving or base jumping please.