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FS: Massive 1970's Le Phare chronograph diver with depth gauge

I'm selling another chronograph from my little collection, this time a rare LePhare diver with a capillary tube style depth gauge in incredible (practically unused) conditions.

Depth gauge function: there is a channel milled into the thick crystal, with a water inlet at the three o’clock position, as the depth increases, pressure pushes water further into the channel, allowing the depth to be accurately read off the fixed aluminum bezel.

43mm excluding crown
46,5mm lug to lug

Unpolished case with the original factory brushed finish, the caseback still retains some of the original red paint on the "tested 600 feet 200meters" engraving.
Gold anodized external depth bezel.
Screw down crown

Dial is in mint conditions, the outer minute ring is in a dark orange color as the regatta sections on the chronograph subdial. Original hands without signs of oxidations and with perfectly aged lume.
The little signs you see are reflections of hairlines on the crystal, not on the dial.

The thick plexi crystal has some little scratches (that are basically the only signs of wear on the watch) that you can easily polish up.

Movement: Valjoux 7733, perfectly working, it winds smoothly and the chronograph starts stops and resets as it should.

I'm asking 1050€ or best offer, the watch is located in Italy, many references available on request. I'm obviously happy to answer any question and provide additional photos.

My email is

Thanks for looking!

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