1940s Tavannes Venus-175 S.Steel 38mm Over size Chronograph 3color&Scaled dial

Manufacturer TAVANNES
Model Chronograph
Year of Manufacture 1940s
Reference no. 760
Product no. A-5810
This is a rare 38mm oversized stainless steel chronograph with a triple-color scale dial, equipped with the renowned Venus Cal.175 movement, manufactured in the 1940s by Tavannes. Tavannes watches are often seen in 36mm sizes, making this 38mm oversized case quite distinctive and commanding. The beautifully aged triple-color scale dial adds a touch of vintage charm and showcases the wonderful taste of the era. It houses the esteemed Venus Cal.175 movement, which has been adopted by many brands including Breitling. Taban has implemented its own enhancements such as Côtes de Genève finishing, perlage, and the use of a swan-neck regulator, making it a magnificent movement unique to Tavannes.
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Item details

Serial no. 480,***
Caliber Venus-175
Movement no. ---
Movement type Manual winding
Material Stainless Steel
Case size 38mm
Case type Snap back Non-Water-resistant
Dial Original
Type of Indices Printed
Belt Non-original (lug width: 21mm) / GF Type-3 Matte
Evaluation case 93%
Evaluation dial 92%
Evaluation mov 92%
Condition 4.5
Rarity 4.5

Other details

Case: Minor scratches and ageing, but in good condition with original shaping and volume, and well preserved engraving on the back cover.

Dial: The dial is well-preserved and has a tasteful atmosphere despite its age, retaining its two-tone coloring and prints.

Movement: The winding chrono function is good and the accuracy is around 30 seconds per day.