Somy 1960's Chronograph
The Venus 188 family was a revolutionary cam-switching chronograph movement design introduced in 1948. It was much cheaper to build than column wheel chronograph movements and laid the foundation for today's ETA/Valjoux 7750, one of the most popular movements ever produced.
Movement: Venus 188, manual winding
Case: Rose gold fill case with stainless steel caseback
Lug to lug: 43mm
Strap: Keepiece epsom strap
Box & papers: No
CONDITION & SERVICING
- Dial is in very good condition showing only a few small spots.
- Hands are and markers are showing matching patina.
- The case overall is a nice example.
- Watch is running correctly, previous service history is unknown.