Tissot Seastar T12 Chronograph Ref 40506 EPSA 42mm Unpolished Lemania 871 ManualTissot
For auction is a late 1960's Tissot T.12 Seastar chronograph 42mm EPSA case excellent original unpolished condition on bracelet. For many many years the Seastar chronographs have been horological dog meat. Unloved in the face of all manner of other EPSA watchings gaining accolades and rising in price. (EPSA = E. Picquerez SA, inventor of the Super-Compressor and casemaker of many of the most famous sports watches of all time) In incredible original shape this wonderful period piece is a bold vintage sports manual wind chronograph that deserves more serious consideration.
Ref #: 40506
Diameter: 42 mm w/out crown, 45 mm w/crown, 50 mm lug to lug
Lug Width: 22 mm at the lugs tapering to 15 mm (will take a 22 mm bracelet)
Height: 14 mm
Power-reserve: 32 hours
Water Resistance: N/A
Gram Weight: 117 grams
Movement: Lemania caliber 871 manual winding
Strap/Bracelet: Tissot original bracelet to fit up to an 8" wrist
Case: High polished finish unpolished large cushion shaped case, screwback caseback embossed with Spanish galleon logo, original crown and pushers
Dial: Matte black with large outer chapter, stylized baton markers, extra long and accentuated 1/5ths of a second track, orange crhonograph hands, white baton hour and minute
Condition: 88% (8.8 of 10): very good original unpolished condition, great dial and case, working correctly
Box/Papers: Watch only
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