1940s Astin Spillman Tropical Chronograph
A charismatic and sought after Astin chronograph made in the 1940s. Stainless steel waterproof Spillman case. Valjoux 22 manual winding movement. Bi-tonnal black and brown dial with gilt and copper writings, snail tachymeter scale, sub registers at 3 and 9, pencil hands and painted index. The watch is mounted on a vintage “bamboo” bracelet.
Plexiglas – 38mm diameter w/o crown – 19mm bracelet width.
Condition report :
- Dial – The dial is in superb condition, showing a stunning tropical patina.
- Case – The case is in superb condition. Looks unpolished.
- Movement – The movement is in superb condition.
- Overall – The watch is in superb condition.