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"Chronotachymeter" - SGDG patented dial Pocket chronograph watch in steel with mechanical movement. - Round steel case, smooth bezel, fluted crown with integrated pusher, oval bezel, officer's caseback with cuvette. - White enamel dial, black painted Roman numerals, polychrome painted mileage scale (over 140 km/h), black painted "Stuart Pear" hands, 15-minute totalizer at 12 o'clock with polychrome first five minutes, blued steel straight chronograph seconds hand. Case, dial and movement signed. Movement: mechanical with manual winding. Movement caliber 18/20''' CHRO LOPB unsigned Case numbered 3.205.362 (circa 1905) Diameter : 58 mm Numerous sports chronographs were launched in the 1920s, with the expansion of sports requiring the measurement of time (Olympic Games, automobile sports, aviation...). Note the graduation from 140Km/H. A similar model can be found in the Omega Museum in Biel under the reference 704 (page 552). A similar watch (lot 69) was sold at the Omegamania sale on April 14 and 15, 2007 by Antiquorum for 4.248 CHF Condition report: Good general condition, hair on the dial at 5 o'clock, use scratches and shocks on the case, the watch does not work at the time of the expertise, no guarantee of functioning over time, a use revision advised.