LeJour 'Red-Arrow' Two-Register Chronograph

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Brand: LeJour

Model: "Red-Arrow" Two-Register Chronograph (Gloss Black Dial); Swiss Made circa 1960s

Case: Chrome-plated case with solid stainless steel screw-down back is approximately 36mm excluding the winding crown; inner caseback is properly signed by Continental Time Co. for LeJour

Bracelet: 18mm vintage-style stainless steel mesh bracelet (adjustable size via sliding clasp)

Movement: Landeron cal. 152 manual-winding chronograph movement (17 jewels); 18,000 BPH; Swiss Made; bridge is properly signed by J.P. Pingouin for LeJour with the correct "RBZ" import code on the balance cock

Features: Attractive glossy black "reverse-panda" dial with Radium lume plots and raised art-deco numerals/markers; outer tachymeter scale for racing applications measures the average speed of a moving object over time; original handset with "red-arrow" chronograph sweeping-seconds hand; 30-minute chronograph recording capability; domed acrylic crystal

Condition: Nice glossy black dial with all Radium lume plots in tact and aged to a fantastic yellow hue; original handset with all luminous material in tact and matching; original "red-arrow" chronograph sweeping-seconds hand; sharp case exhibits wear to the chrome plating; crisp caseback with all engravings clearly visible and a few very minor toolmarks

Other: There is something special about a glossy black dial with silver sub-registers and nice yellow lume plots. And what about the subtle "red-arrow" hand? It adds just the right amount of color to the piece. Despite some wear to the case, it looks incredible on the wrist (especially when you get it out in the sun). At only $725, this rare LeJour chronograph is an absolute bargain.

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