Tourneau Datofix 4356 Triple Calendar Moon Phase

Ultra rare watch - stunning patina - Valjoux 88

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For those who are looking for intelligent mechanics, this Tourneau Datofix offers the full equipment - Chronograph, Triple Calendar, Moonphase. The watch dates from the 1950s and has a highly complicated movement of caliber Valjoux 88. The beautiful patina on the dial gives the watch a real vintage look.

The movement of the Tourneau Datofix 4356 is the Valjoux 88. It is based on the caliber Valjoux 72C, which can be found amongst others in vintage Rolex watches with a triple calendar, but without the moon phase. Valjoux 88 is the most complex version of the Valjoux 72C. It is additionally equipped with a moon phase complication. And all that mechanically - simply breathtaking ...

In the two windows at 12 o'clock the day and the month are displayed. A separate central hand is responsible for the date display. The moon phase sub dial is at 6 o'clock. Day and month are set with a button at 10 o'clock. The date and the moon phase can be corrected with the button at 8:30 o'clock. The day and date change automatically at midnight. The subdial at 9 o'clock shows the separate second. The sub-dial at 3 o'clock shows the 30-minute counter of the chronograph. The 12-hour-totalizer is arranged in the sub-dial with the moon phase. All functions have been checked and run smoothly.

This Tourneau has a great overall condition, especially considering that this watch is over 60 years old. The stainless steel case has been very well preserved and looks authentic. The silver dial shows a beautiful patina. The luminous material in the hour markers and hands has been restored in the past and has a warm creamy hue. The sheer beauty of the dial appears when you hold it in the sunlight. The blue color of the moon phase is in perfect contrast to the silver dial color. The watch comes with a steel bracelet.

The Tourneau Datofix 4356 is ​​a high quality watch with many complications and a beautiful vintage character. The rarity and the mentioned characteristics make it a special find for every collector.

Int. Exe.: 49206

Classification by Watchpool Condition System

Vintage (1940 - 1980) - 7 - small signs of wear for its age

Features

Manufacturer: Tourneau

Model: Datofix

Reference: 4356

Functions: date - chronograph - day of the week - small second - month - screwed-on caseback

Intricacies: moon-phases - triple calendar

Material: Stainless steel

Dial: silver

Watch glass: plexiglass

Bracelet: stainless steel

Type of clasp: deployant buckle

Diameter: 36mm

Height: 12,8mm

Caliber name: Valjoux 88

Movement type: manual wind movement

Year of Manufacture: 1956

Stock No.: 2000

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