Ultra rare Military Gallet Flight Officer Chronograph 2nd generation from 1944/45, 34,5mm “clamshell” stainless steel case, manual winding movement caliber Venus 150 (modified), rotating 12 hr bezel, blue steel hands, original chrono pushers and crown.
Hands and dial with original radium in perfect condition.
Generic vintage stainless steel bracelet.
The Gallet Flight Officer chronograph was commissioned by Senator Harry S Truman for pilots of the US Army Air Force.
This amazing watch, original in any of its part, is presented with a wonderful patina of time that certainly makes it impressive and elegant.