LEONIDAS - Aeronatica Militare Vintage 1950 Military Chronograph - Cal. 45
- Case material
- Stainless steel
- Paper Type
- Frame Size
- 6 Months
Original and rare Leonidas Aeronautica Militare Italiana (Italian Air Force) larger size military steel chronograph, all original and in very good condition.
This is a rare timepiece, it belongs to the first generation of military chronographs issued to the Italian Air Force pilots after World War II, and very few pieces are known to exist.
Thre models are known to exist, this chronograph belongs to the first execution, the only one with a smooth bezel
The original steel case is in excellent condition, it measures 50 mm, without counting the crown, and it is fitted with its original (unsigned) snap-on caseback
The Leonidascal. 45C movement runs and it keeps good time. The chrono functions work flawlessly. Watch has been professionally timed, oiled and regulated and is delivered with our 6 months guarantee. This movement is correctly signed and numbered and was originally a pocket watch movement
the original dial is in good condition, and it has undergone two minor restaurations: one the “Aeronautica Militare” writing above six o`clock, and one on the minute scale on the edge near 7 o`clock.
This is a radium dial and the numbers have been engraved into the dial and radium filled
this watch mounts a new – NATO wrist band. The Plexy glass is in excellent condition, and the crown is original too
this watch is in excellent working condition and it will be delivered with our 6 months guarantee and originality certificate