Record Genève Sport - 1940s Chrono

black galvanic dial - very rare - radium lume

Attention ski lovers: This vintage chronograph was given to the winner of the ski championships in Davos 1944.

The old Record Geneve chronograph proudly bears its name on the dial: "Sport". It has a special waterproof case with two sealing rings (see pictures) making this timepiece suitable for extreme sports like diving or skiing.

Very rare and special is the black Galvanic dial with original radium lume inside the Arabic hour numerals. The two subdials show the small seconds and the chronograph counter with 45 minutes.

On the case back is engraved "Ski - Championships Davos 1944 1st prize".

Condition report
Dial: excellent glossy dial - small lacquer smudge at 6 o'clock (only visible with a loupe) - original radium luminous material in markers and hands, verifiable with Geiger counter - matching patina in markers and hands.

Case: excellent condition - full profile, intact lugs - deep engravings on the case back.

Movement: manual-wound caliber Venus 175 - timegrapher: +30s/day, amplitude: 299, beat error: 0.2.

This record Geneve chronograph from 1940 represents the beginnings of wrist chronographs. Through the bottom engravings, the watch tells its own personal story. On the wrist, the Sport offers reliable timekeeping and retains its value thanks to its fantastic condition.

Serial number: 394xxx

Int.Exe.: 26816

Manufacturer: Record Genève

Model: Sport

Functions: chronograph - small running second - hour and minute - 45 minutes counter - screwed-on caseback

Material: Stainless steel

Dial: black

Watch glass: acrylic crystal

Bracelet: leather

Type of clasp: pin buckle

Diameter: 36mm

Caliber name: Venus 175

Movement type: manual wound

Year of Manufacture: 1944

Stock No.: PTV1923

Overall condition: 9 - has rarely been worn - top condition


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