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. 1960's HAMILTON  RARE VINTAGE CHRONO-MATIC PANDA DIAL/1969 CAL 11 w/BUREN 'RED DOT'
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Very rare vintage all original 1969 HAMILTON/BUREN CHRONO-MATIC calibre 11 is the "First" automatic chronograph co-developed with movement manufacturer Buren for only a couple of years is in excellent all original condition. This extremely rare panda dial has the original and rare applied Buren 'red dot' at the 3 minute marker of the 30 minute register which signifies the earlier cal 11 - One explanation from swiss Heinz Rengel is that in the 50s & 60s the swiss telephone company charged phone calls in 3 minute increments (3-6-9) so a lot of chronograph dials during this time period showed these 3 minute markings on the minute totalizers thus the 'red dot' is used as the telephone timer to time calls. Another thought is that Hamilton may have released a few Chrono-matics under the Buren name in Europe and this particular dial was never released in the U.S. market which makes this extremely rare. Unique and unusual panda dial from the swiss House of Hamilton/Buren. Smooth running signed Hamilton micro-rotor famous cal 11 swiss 17-jewels unadjusted automatic movement runs perfect with all chronograph and quick-set date functions working. Quad-signed (dial,crown,movement,case back) 37mm (not including signed crown) all stainless steel case never polished in excellent condition with screw-on case back signed Hamilton Watch Co Swiss - Stainless Steel Water - Resistant 3ATM Shock-Resistant Antimagnetic 11002-3 in excellent condition. The screw-on case back is signed Hamilton Watch Co Swiss ser 1693XXX Comes with new hi-grade signed Handmade Shell Cordovan black/red soft leather strap with matching steel buckle. I don't think you will find another Panda dial as rare and unique as this one! . Price: $5100
Status: Available
Condition: Excellent

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