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ChronoScope Collector Watches presents a Vintage Tissot Seastar Chronograph SERVICED in original and very good vintage condition.
The highlight of this attractive chronograph is the blue dial with a sunray finish and the pleasant patina on the tritium indexes. An original and attractive vintage chronograph at an accessible price.
CONDITION REPORT Please refer to the high-resolution pictures to assess the condition of the watch
MODEL / REFERENCE: Tissot Seastar Chronograph no date, ref. 40520-1
DIAL+HANDS: original blue dial with sunray finish in good condition. Upon close inspection, you can note some oxidation / loss of color around the subdials. The tritium filled indexes are in intact and in excellent condition. They have aged to a nice cream hue. The hands are in very good condition and retain the tritium lume. The lume on the indexes and hands glows briefly when activated with UV light.
BEZEL: original fixed aluminum bezel in very good condition.
CRYSTAL: Plexy cristal with minor surface scratches
MOVEMENT: Valjoux 7733 hand wound chronograph movement in fully functional condition. It has been recently serviced and keeps very good time for a vintage watch.
CASE: 41 mm stainless steel case in good vintage condition with few signs of use consistent with the age of the watch.
CASEBACK: stainless steel screw type caseback with slight surface marks
CROWN / PUSHERS: original pushers. The unsigned crown is probably a later replacement
STRAP: The watch comes on a vintage Tropic strap with unsigned steel buckle.
Dial caseback movement signed. The watch is in overall good vintage condition and all functions operate as they should. It keeps good time and showed excellent results on the time graph.
The price is 1,250 CHF (Swiss Franc) or best reasonable offer plus shipping at actual cost. Low ball offers will be politely ignored.
Watch and I are in Switzerland.
Feel free to ask questions, I will be glad to answer.
WARRANTY: We guarantee the authenticity of the watch. We also provide 12 months guarantee for the correct function of this timepiece. All guarantees are subject to the General Terms and conditions of ChronoScope Collector Watches, Switzerland.
Please feel free to ask questions, we will be glad to answer. Virtual or face-to-face viewing is available by appointment.
ChronoScope Collector Watches, Luzern, Switzerland