CASE NUMBER: 23186
CASE MATERIAL: Stainless steel
CASE DIMENSIONS: 38 mm in diameter
DIAL: Black matte with rectangular luminous hour markers, white tachymeter and pink telemeter scales, blue and pink yachting subregister at the "3" hour marker
BRACELET MATERIAL: Vintage rubber black rally strap
BRACELET SIZE: 6-7/8 to 8-1/8 inches
MOVEMENT: Manual wind
FUNCTIONS: Time and chronograph
CALIBER: Valjoux 7733
Jacques Monnat was a French maker of sport watches. The present example is in new old stock (NOS) condition with a colorful pink and blue yachting countdown subregister at the "3" hour marker and a luminous acrylic 12-hour bezel.
Dial and hands in excellent condition. Luminous material in the dial, hands, and bezel consistent in color and lights similarly under UV light. Case appears unpolished and in excellent condition. Movement running at time of cataloging. Overall in excellent condition.
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