Lot No. 213 (94th Auction)
Leonidas "Bundeswehr", Cal. Val. 222, 42 mm, circa 1975

A large military chronograph of the "Bundesartillerie"
Case: steel, screwed back with military engraving: BUNDESWEHR 6645-12-146-3774, turnable bezel. Dial: black. Movm.: 2/3 plate movement, Glucydur screw balance.

This watch was delivered in a small series only and was a forerunner for caliber 230.
The chronographs by Heuer and Leonidas are similar only by first sight, they have the same stock no. (6645-12-146-3774) but are different in many details: shape of the case, distance of the pushers, winding mechanism, the cases are not interchangeable.
Source: "Militäruhren" by Konrad Knirim, Bottrop 2002, p. 157.
Estimate  3,000 - 4,000 €

Price Realised  4,600 €
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