The Breitling Watch Source Forums

Breitling Watch Information Forums, Navitimer, Chronomat
 
It is currently Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:40 pm

All times are UTC - 8 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:54 am 
Offline
Breitling Newbie
Breitling Newbie

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:48 am
Posts: 3
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 0 post
While I await a few more pictures (mainly case back w/ serial), what are your expert thoughts on this piece? It appears to be a Venus 170 movement with a signed bridge, maybe a Reference 178 from the 50s? The dial looks too crisp to me and I'm unsure if hands are period correct either. Thanks!


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:58 am 
Offline
Contributing Member
Contributing Member

Joined: Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:07 pm
Posts: 337
Likes: 148 posts
Liked in: 124 posts
At best it’s a redial.



MtnMnt likes this post.
Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:13 pm 
Offline
Breitling Newbie
Breitling Newbie

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:48 am
Posts: 3
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 0 post
davedc74 wrote:
At best it’s a redial.


I thought the same, but hard to say if it's a total franken or just replaced dial. Is it indeed a 178? (I'm more of an Omega guy so I'm new to these vintage Breitlings.. I will say, however, that his forum is AMAZING.. been hunting through old threads all morning. Some incredibly knowledgeable folks here!)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:54 am 
Offline
Contributing Member
Contributing Member
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jun 22, 2007 6:43 pm
Posts: 3115
Likes: 75 posts
Liked in: 323 posts
MtnMnt wrote:
davedc74 wrote:
At best it’s a redial.


I thought the same, but hard to say if it's a total franken or just replaced dial. Is it indeed a 178? (I'm more of an Omega guy so I'm new to these vintage Breitlings.. I will say, however, that his forum is AMAZING.. been hunting through old threads all morning. Some incredibly knowledgeable folks here!)


Need a look at the case back w/serial number and ref number.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:51 am 
Offline
Breitling Newbie
Breitling Newbie

Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:48 am
Posts: 3
Likes: 1 post
Liked in: 0 post
Maybe a ref 173/178, s/n 656941 from 1946? Dial appears too clean to be original... but everything else looks legit.


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 8 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
 

All Watch Sites 
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group