#5199 Wakmann triple register Chronograph – 50’s vintage

Wakmann triple register Chronograph - 50's vintage
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1959 Breitling-Wakmann catolouge

Great looking vintage Wakmann 3 register Chronograph with Venus cal 175 movement. Wakmann Watch Company was founded in New York in 1946, under a partnership with Breitling they imported partially finished watches to the US for final assembly, thus avoiding high duties on finished timepieces. Breitling eventually purchased Wakmann outright (1970’s) and continued their US operations under the Breitling name. According to the book “Breitling: History of a Great Brand of Watches”, Wakmann was the US distributor of Breitling watches from the 1940s to the 1970s. Some watches were Continue reading “#5199 Wakmann triple register Chronograph – 50’s vintage”