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FS: Vintage Gilson Gigandet divers chronograph (Wakmann Big Boy)

Gilson - 200 meter divers chronograph from the late 60’s or early 70’s.

This watch was probably made by Gigandet - it has the Gigandet ship on the back and is signed Charles Gigandet on the inside of the caseback, just as the identical Wakmann ‘Big Boy’: The case is very similar to the Heuer Autavia 2446C, SwAF Viggen Lemania 817, Sinn 103 and many others.

Steel case, 41 mm without crown and pushers, 20 mm lugs. The case is in good condition, there are normal signs of use and some marks on the lugs but nothing major. The bezel and the caseback are worn. The bottom pusher is also slightly worn on the back side.

Matte black dial. Both dial and hands have some signs of ageing.

Movement - Landeron 248, working fine, keeping excellent time. Chronograph hands start, stop and reset - the only irregularity is that if you push the bottom pusher too hard the hands will reset immediately, but if you apply the right amount of pressure the hands will first stop and then reset the second time you push the pusher, as it is supposed to be.

Sold head only.

Price 1450 Euro, or nearest offer. The watch is in the EU, worldwide shipping possible. Several references from OTD/Chronotrader available.

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