Type:

Analogue
Gender: Gents
Brand: Sandoz
Movement Valjoux 7734
Case material:

Stainless Steel


Here we have a uniquely designed 70s chronograph with a large solid stainless steel case, matte black dial and a date at 6.

 

It's worth noting that Sandoz (though not widely considered nowadays) have a long history in watchmaking of 150 years.

 

This design in particular has a solid steel case which instead of using lugs has a cut away section for the strap on the underside. These are known has 'hidden lugs'. This was a popular design in the 70s for watches with large cases.

 

The dial is a matte soft black which tends to take on a slate grey tone when under light and maintains symmetry by displaying the date at 6.

 

The chapter ring is a deeper black with white minute increments which also pairs up nicely with the 45 minute register.


This is one of the best designed vintage chronographs we have had in a while and is a joy to have on the wrist.

 

The case is solid and the movement is a proven reliable workhorse. Screw down case back and plexiglass crystal.

 

Technical Details

This watch uses the manually wound Valjoux 7734

This has 17 jewels and a 45 hour power reserve.

Frequency of 18,000bph
 

Condition Report

The brushed steel case shows minimal wear. The dial shows a light patina though all lume is intact. The crystal shows minimal wear and the aftermarket bracelet is also fine. 
 

The  movement is clean and keeping excellent time. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sandoz Chronograph Circa 1970s

£525.00Price
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  • While all care is taken to ensure every watch functions perfectly well, occassionally when worn on the wrist they can behave slightly differently. If any issues occur within the 30 days after purchase we are happy to refund or repair the watch hassle free.