• Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140
  • Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140

Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140

Brand:Gallet
Model:Multichron Regulator Chronograph
Year:1940’s
Material:Stainless Steel
Size - diameter excluding winding crown:34mm
Size - length including lugs:39mm
Condition:Very good
Price:Sold

Rare 1940’s Gallet in stainless steel with caliber Venus 140

Lovely rare 1940’s round Gallet in stainless steel with original light cream dial. The watch has 2 subdials, one at 12 o’clock for the time and one at 6 o’clock for the minutes. All the numbers are Arabic numerals. The watch has a spectacular red nail telemeter and tachometer. At 2 and 4 o’clock you have two pushers. The hands are original with a blue color. The back case has engraved inside “Gallet Co. Swiss – Staybrite – Stainless Steel - #63302”. It is a Gallet Co movement with caliber Venus 140, 15 jewels. Also comes on the movement “Swiss” and “JXR”, the three letters for Gallet. The application for the watch was for military, artillery timing and auto racing. The watch comes with a black lizard band. Fully serviced and perfect working condition.

Colonel Don Blakeslee, the most decorated WWII US Army Air Forces fighter pilot wearing his famous Gallet MultiChron Regulator chronograph.

History

The company started in 1826 by Julien Gallet in La Chaux de Fonds. The goal was to make pocket watch. In 1864, Gallet opened a subsidiary in the US. During the first world war, Gallet promotes its brand to army officers. In the 1930’s, Gallet makes models such as “Duo Dial”. Gallet makes also chronographs with Valjoux 69 or Venus 140 movements. Some watches come with mono pusher or two pushers. Today, Gallet is a leading word in the world of collectible.

Technical details

Manual wind Gallet Co. movement with caliber Venus 140 and 15 jewels.

Measurements

Diameter excluding winding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 39mm

Price: Sold