1941 Angelus Chronodato Salmon Dial

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Beautiful Angelus Chronodato successfully combines the character of tool or military watch with avantgarde horological technology and complications. That is what Angelus is famous for charisma, design and cutting-edge technology. Chronodato series feature a combination of 2-reg chronograph and the full calendar showing day of the week, date, and month itself. It is powered by in-house caliber 217.

Most Chronodato pieces were considered to be a dress watch rather than a tool watch. Consequently, the majority of the pieces were made in solid gold or had gold-plated cases, and both types normally had beautiful non-luminous silver or champagne-colored dials. This particular example is notable for being quite the opposite - it boasts with a stunning salmon dial and fancy blue tempered hands with radium lume. Rare, exquisite, and fancy timepiece which will fit literally any collection.

Complete service in September 2018. Technical warranty: 1 year.

Case:

  • All stainless steel 3-body case snap-on case back. Satin and high-polished finishing. 
  • Professionally detailed. Showing perfect geometry and no traces of use.
  • 38 mm (without crown) / 53 mm (lug-to-lug) / 19 mm (between lugs)
  • Original steel crown, original pushers.

    Movement:

    • Manual-wind chronograph, 60s, 45min, pillar wheel subsidiary second and triple calendar complication.
    • Caliber 217 with unsigned bridge in fine condition
    • 17 jewels, 18000 A/h, 40 hours of power reserve.
    • Fully serviced in September 2018

    Dial:

    • Original salmon dial in excellent condition showing little to bo ageing
    • Signed "Angelus Chronodato" at 12 o’clock and "Swiss" at 6 o’clock. Aged radium Arabic numerals.
    • Original blue steel radium hour and minute hands. Blue steel chronograph hands in mint condition. Silver date hand.

    Delivery set:

    • The watch with genuine leather strap and generic steel buckle.
    • Our company’s warranty certificate, invoice and general terms and conditions.

    Collections: Latest Arrivals, Watches

    Category: Angelus


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    It is always crucial to understand the size of the watch, especially when it comes to vintage watches which are generally considered as too small in comparison with what watch industry offers today. For example, the original Patek Philippe Calatrava introduced in the 1930s was only 31 mm in diameter, while today's classic Calatrava is 39 mm. When you think about 8 mm, it doesn't seem to be a big difference, but believe it is.

    In our condition reports we normally disclose three most important parameters as follows: diameter without crown / lug-to-lug length / lug width. 

    Diameter without crown

    It is, so far, the most important measurement to understand the size of a regular round-shaped watch.It helps you to understand proportions and overall look of the watch. It is important to consider width of the bezel and color of the dial, because certain combinations may make the watch look bigger, while some other smaller. It is all very individual, however there is common understanding:

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