Gallet - Multichron 12 Valjoux 72 chronograph big rare screw back case - Men - 1950-1959

Description
Gallet - Multichron 12 Valjoux 72 chronograph big rare screw back case - Men - 1950-1959
Manual winding - Steel

Everything that makes a vintage watch valuable

1. a Valjoux 72 hand wound calibre with column wheel
2. a big screw back case
3. round buttons
4. a perfect original tri-compax dial

Beautiful and super rare Gallet Multicron 12 in a rare oversized screw back case, manual wind chronograph pre Daytona.

Powered by the groundbreaking Valjoux calibre 72. Coveted by serious collectors, only a limited number of these highly complex timepieces were produced, as they were too expensive for the average consumer to afford.

These post 1950 Gallet Multicron shares many of the same components as the famous Rolex "pre-Daytona" version, valued at nearly 50,000 dollars.

While original production records have yet to surface, many experts believe the Rolex version to be a collaboration between the 2 companies. This is further supported by the fact that Gallet was the primary sales channel and wholesale distributor of Valjoux movements to other Swiss watch companies up until the mid 1970s.

Movement: 17-jewel Valjoux cal. 72 manual wind, column wheel chronograph
Dial: silvered, all original tri-compax dial in top condition

Case: big oversized, screw down back, crown flanked by twin round pushers
Signed: case and dial
Size without crown: 37 mm

Comes with a new leather strap 23 cm long

Shipped with full insurance

Lot details
Brand
Gallet
Model
Multichron 12 Valjoux 72 chronograph big rare screw back case
Gender
Men
Period
1950-1959
Movement
Manual winding
Case material
Steel
Type
Chronograph wristwatch
Shipped Insured
Yes
Condition
Worn & in very good condition
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