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FS: Breitling 2002 Top Time Thunderball circa 1967

A circa 1967 Breitling Top Time, the desirable 2002 Thunderball reverse panda, so called due to a modified version worn by Sean Connery in the 1965 James Bond film.

Asking £2700.

This example features:

-unpolished case.
-reverse panda black dial with silvered subdials in great condition
- Photos are an accurate depiction of the condition
-metal telemetry dial ring in great condition - very rare, as it is often damaged by moisture ingress near the crown and pushers.
-triple stamped, with signed dial, crown, and caseback -"Breitling, Waterproof, Antimagnetic, Shockprotected, Stainless Steel, Swiss Made” is signed on the caseback, together with the model reference 2002
-mounted on a highly tapered vintage black rally strap, with matching steel buckle.

This watch model has a "monocoque" (1 piece) case where the movement is removed from the front after removing the crystal and dial ring. As such, there is no caseback that pops off or unscrews to allow a photograph of the movement to be added to the listing. However, this watch houses a Venus 188 mechanism.

This reference has become very rare to find in good condition.


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