1950s Fortis oversized chronograph

Fortis is famous for some semi-recent chronographs, such as the Marinemaster, but has a quite long and interesting history with some very qualitative chronographs. The best example is this stunning oversized 3-registers chrono from the 50s. Its clean design and large size make it very modern, while its construction and Venus 178 movement, just like vintage Breitling Navitimers, make it a top quality watch.

Featuring a superb off-white dial with radium numerals, a blued handset, also keeping its original radium, and pump pushers, no wonder why this stunner provokes so many reactions since we released it on social networks.


Details

BrandFortis
ModelChronograph
YearCirca 1950
Case materielStainless steel
MovementManal
Diameter37,5mm

 

Condition

Overall condition is excellent. The dial and hands are pristine, retaining their original radium, the case had a subtle polishing in the past, the pushers and crown are original to the watch.