1956 Lemania 6BB monopusher Royal Air Force chronograph

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This Lemania chronograph is the quintessence of the pilot watch. Produced during a little more than 20 years, from the 50s to the early 70s, in low quantities, it features a monopusher mechanism based on the Lemania 2220 movement. Its black dial and large tritium hands make it very readable and the thick asymetrical case adds a touch of coolness to the overall.

The dial displays the broad arrow sign, used to indicate the property of the British Army, and the T sign, indicating the presence of tritium on the dial and hands. The caseback is engraved “6BB” (Royal Airforce code), “924-3306” (type of watch), “948” (service number) and “56” (released in 1956).

Being from 1956, this example is one of the earliest known.


Details

BrandLemania
ModelRAF monopusher chronograph
Year1956
Case materialStainless steel
MovementManual, 2220
Diameter40mm

 

Condition

Overall condition is excellent. The dial is flawless with superb patina and original radium, as are the hands. The case shows very little wear and remains sharp. The movement was serviced, as usual and is covered by our 1 year mechanical guarantee. The watch comes on a period correct bonklip steel bracelet.

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