247 Longines Very Fine, Early and Rare 13zn Flyback Chronograph Wristwatch in Pink Gold, With Square Buttons and Pink Dial

Estimate: €7,000 –⁠ 14,000

Model: Flyback chronograph
Reference: 5213
Case Material: Pink Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Year: 1944
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 13ZN
Case N°: 6442027
Movement N°: 6442027
Dimensions: 37 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The chronograph offered here is one of those specimens that demonstrates how cleanliness is often the key to beauty. The use of 18k pink gold for the construction of the 36 mm diameter case definitely intensify the beauty of the present lot. With massive strait curved lugs, snap on back and rectangular pushers, this specimen embed the tastes of the period and has been preserved heavenly by the last owners no only sporadic signs of normal usage. The beautiful pink dial is clean, geometric and perfectly preserved with two counters for constant seconds and 30 minutes registration, Arabic five minute divisions, black Arabic numerals and blue steel feuille hands. The caliber equipped in this chronograph is the 13ZN flyback. With the Longines Extract from the Archives confirming case, movement, production and subsequent sale on 17 March 1944 to Longines France.