GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO
GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO GERALD GENTA GEFICA CHRONOGRAPH G2989.7 1980s BRONZE CASE 36MM 7750 RARE AUTO
$ 2,950.00
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Gefica Chronograph
Description

For auction is a Gerald Genta Gefica bronze 1980’s G2989.7 36mm automatic chronograph. This uncommon watch is considered the first widely available titanium watch. The 1980’s were an experimental time for mechanical watches; rubber straps (natural rubber like we have today, not silicone like tropic straps were made of) were just being introduced along with new metals like titanium. Gerald Genta now at the seat of his eponymous brand after years of making iconic designs for other brands was experimenting with all kinds of things. This watch was a sleeper hit, a cult piece for many years. The beaded bronze case was like nothing else in the market at the time and the design holds up well to this day. Even the baton hands which can make 1980’s and 1990’s watches look hopelessly dated are done well here (they are a little bit wider and visually arresting and do not detract from the design at all). Italian day indicates it was for that market. A very cool and interesting collectible chronograph in lovely shape.


Ref #: G2989.7

Diameter: 36 mm w/out crown, 38 mm w/crown, 45 mm lug to lug

Lug Width: 20 mm at the lugs tapering to 18 mm (will take a 20 mm strap)

Height: 13 mm

Power-reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance: 3 atm

Gram Weight: 72 grams

Movement: Valjoux 7750

Crystal: SAPPHIRE


Strap/Bracelet: Generic leather made to fit on watch, does not have the original strap which was an individually sized strap that was popular at the time....very hard to find replacement strap pieces so this is actually a great solution that looks very good

Case: BRONZE with a nice natural patina accumulated over the years, bronze crown and pushers, flat black bezel, titanium individually numbered caseback. T-style lugs.

Dial: OPALINE SILVER / WHITE with tritium applied markers, 1/5 of a second outer track with T shaped 5 minute markers, sudials at 6/9/12 in traditional 7750 layout, gold (bronze) baton hands with matched tritium patina, day/date at 3 o’clock…a simple but beautifully balanced dial

Condition: 85% (8.5 of 10): case is excellent as is dial, only issue is non-original strap but it works well and looks great

Box/Papers: Watch only


  
           
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