WICKED~70s AVANTE BRANDED YEMA BIG EYE DIVE CHRONOGRAPH

WICKED~70s AVANTE BRANDED YEMA BIG EYE DIVE CHRONOGRAPH

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FOR SALE IS A FAR-OUT 70s AVANTE BRANDED YEMA BIG EYE CHRONOGRAPH IN AWESOME CONDITION RUNNING ON A VALJOUX 7734

  • CASE: HEAVY DUTY CHROME PLATED CASE MEASURING A ROBUST 38mm ACROSS BEZEL NOT INCLUDING CROWN BY 46.3mm LUG TO LUG.  CASE IS IN REALLY CLEAN SHAPE WITH SOME MINOR SCRATCHES BUT NO WEAR THROUGH IN THE PLATING. CHECK OUT THAT REALLY ATTRACTIVE BLACK BEZEL IN CLEAN SHAPE WHICH ROTATES BIDIRECTIONALLY WITH THE PERFECT AMOUNT OF FRICTION. YOU GOTTA LOVE THE SCUBA-DUDE ON THE ALL STEEL CASEBACK. 
  • DIAL: THIS IS THE DEFINITION OF 70s FUNK.  SUPER CLEAN AND WELL PRESERVED BLACK SEMI-MATTE DIAL WITH JUST THE FAINTEST HINT OF PATINA ON THOSE SUBDIALS. TALKING ABOUT SUBDIALS, HOW ABOUT THAT SUPER COOL BIG EYE MINUTE TOTALIZER WITH THAT CRAZY RED NUCLEAR GRAPHIC. GREAT DETAILS ON THIS ONE WITH THE RED TIPPED WHITE HANDS, THE RALLYE RACING TREATMENT ON THE MINUTE TRACK, AND THAT WHITE SLOPING TACHY SCALE. IT'S REALLY A LOT TO TAKE IN, BUT IT COMES TOGETHER BEAUTIFULLY. 
  • MOVEMENT: THIS AVANTE RUNS ON A 17 JEWEL VALJOUX 7734 MANUAL WIND CHRONOGRAPH MOVEMENT. THIS BABY RUNS SMOOTHLY. CHRONO ACTION IS CRISPY AND RESETS TO ZERO EFFORTLESSLY. SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN, BUT WATCH HAS BEEN KEEPING SOLID TIME OVER WEEKS OF ON/OFF WRIST OBSERVATION.

THIS WATCH WAS ONE OF YEMA'S MANY FUNKY CHRONOGRAPHS THEY PUT OUT IN THE 70s. THIS WATCH IS BRANDED FOR AVANTE, A COMPANY WHOSE HISTORY I'M NOT COMPLETELY FAMILIAR WITH, BUT WHO THE HECK CARES....THIS THING KICKS ASS.  IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A SPLASHY VINTAGE SUMMER WATCH, THIS DIVE CHRONOGRAPH IS FOR YOU.

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