Hamilton Fontainebleau Chrono-Matic Automatic

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Style: Chronograph, 70's Big & Bling

Circa: 1970's

Case:  Massive solid stainess steel barrel shape case measuring 47mm across excluding the original signed crown by 41mm lug tip to tip.  Superb condition throughout with near perfect brushed & polished finish, just a few very light marks on the back to note.  Stamped on the back with the Fontainebleau logo, Stainless Steel, Patent # 453.220 and model number 11001-3. Comes on a perfectly matched 20mm wide high quality black leather strap with white stitching and circular racing style holes on each side.  

Dial:  Near mint original factory printed two-tone panda style dial with heavy baton style markers on the outer black rim then 1/5th chronograph seconds track with inner 30 minute and 12 hour recording registers on the brushed silver background.  Signed Hamilton Automatic, Chrono-matic, Fontainebleau, T-Swiss-T with date aperture at 6:00.  Nice original fluted gun-metal colour black steel hands with yellow luminous still intact.

Movement:  High quality Heuer Caliber 11 automatically wound "micro-rotor" chronograph movement in excellent near mint condition, recently serviced by our watchmaker and in superb working condition.  This is the same movement as used in many Heuer Autavia models with the unique identifying feature of having the winding/setting crown located at 9:00 and chronograph pushers at 2:00 and 4:00.