Gallet Steel Chronograph, Swiss, "Chronograph." Made in the 1960s. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, telemeter and tachometer scales.
Case: Three body, polished and brushed, lapidated lugs, inverted bezel, screw-down case back.
Dial: Black with painted luminous markers, outermost tachometer scale and outer telemeter scale, 1/5 second/minute divisions, subsidiary dials for seconds, 30 minute and 1 second registers. "Epée" polished steel hands with luminous.
Mouvement: Cal. 7733, 12 1/4", rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.
Condition: Watch is in excellent condition with a excellent case and dial. Dial luminous aging is a nice beige tone and contrast nicely agains the black background,
Dial and movement signed, numbered on the case.
Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 12 mm.
More about Gallet:
Gallet & Cie name was officially registered by Julien Gallet in 1826, who moved the family business from Geneva to La Chaux-de-Fonds. Prior to this date, operations commenced under the name of each of the Gallet family patriarchs.
Gallet is best known for its line of MultiChron chronograph wristwatches. Produced primarily for military, industrial, auto racing, and other professional applications. Gallet’s MultiChron watches often incorporated a number of advanced timekeeping innovations with multiple recording abilities. The MultiChron 30M, a professional wrist chronograph with 30-minute recording capabilities, introduced in 1914, followed by MultiChron 12H the professional wrist chronograph with 12-hour recording capabilities, introduced in 1935 and finally an entire line of MultiChrons for functions such as Rattrapante and calendar to specific work such as the MultiChron Navigator or Pilot.