Benrus Sky Chief White Dial Valjoux 72C 1950s Stainless Manual Vintage ChronoBenrus
For auction is a rare 1950s Benrus Sky Chief ref 280 Valjoux 72C stainless steel cream dial vintage triple calendar chronograph 35.5mm beveled lugs. The least common version of the Sky Chief series it is the Benrus version of Killy or Dato and a bargain compared to other 72C powered similar watches. A beautiful design and dial this watch shows a little age related patina but has survived the years very well. Working well and mounted on a beautiful Welsbro 'Borscht' pebbled Italian leather strap.
Ref #: 280
Diameter: 35.5 mm w/out crown, 39 mm w/crown, 43 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 18 mm at the lugs tapering to 16 mm (will take a 18 mm strap)
Height: 14 mm
Power-reserve: 34 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 48 grams
Movement: Valjoux 72C triple calendar chronograph
Strap/Bracelet: Unworn Welsbro 'Borscht' burgundy colored pebbled Italian leather strap
Case: Stainless steel with beveled lugs, rectangular pushers, period crown, snap back caseback
Dial: Cream white with some light even age related patina marks, gold hands and markers with an applied arabic 12, day/month registers with date pointer hand
Condition: 80% (8.0 of 10): nice original condition showing age related patina on the dial, nice case, working correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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