Sold - Americus Landeron 47 Flyback Three Pusher Chronograph Circa 1937 - Fully Serviced by ClockSavant
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This watch is from the ClockSavant Survivor selection of restored vintage watches. These are watches we restore for our love of horology and history and not profitability. This watch has a beauty that only persistence through adversity can produce.. When we obtained this beautiful Landeron 47 Three Pusher Flyback Chronograph from 1937, it had experienced heavy wear of all kinds but it caught our eye on many fronts. So we moved forward to restore this beautiful watch despite the work involved. We couldn't be more pleased with the final result. This watch's drop-dead beautiful copper patina dial draws unsolicited interest and praise from everyone that has seen this watch. The blued hands against the dial and overall watch creates a mesmerizing copper and gold colored glow that we have never seen in any watch. We were successful at driving excellent chronograph operation and timekeeping for this watch. After extensive work and testing, this watch is now available for purchase. Our time cost for restoring this watch was far in excess of what we are selling it for. We hope the next buyer enjoys this watch as our other customers have enjoyed others from our Survivor selection. The watch comes on a distressed used Horween leather strap that we believe matches the aged beauty of the watch well.
The Landeron 47 is highly unique, and extremely useful, because it includes what’s known as a Flyback complication. The flyback is activated by the center (monopusher) button on the crown. While the chronograph is running, it can be immediately reset to zero by pressing the center button. Typically you must stop the chronograph and then press a button again to reset it. While a flyback can also be stopped in-place to read the time elapsed, it can also be immediately flown-back to zero. You can picture this being very useful to a pilot who glances down at his watch while its running, seems what he needs, then wishes, in one-step, to return the chrongraph timer to zero and stop it.
Americus Landeron 47
Chronograph, Manual Wind, Flyback, Three Pusher
34mm excluding crown
The watch comes on a distressed used Horween leather strap that we believe matches the aged beauty of the watch well.
The watch is estimated to have been manufactured in 1937
Fully Serviced by ClockSavant - Fully disassembled, old and worn parts replaced or repaired, adjusted, optimized, cleaned, and lubricated. Comprehensive testing and performance measurement.
See the pictures and summary, this watch exudes aged character.
14-day inspection period provided that watch is returned in condition received.
Fully Serviced by ClockSavant watches carry a 6 month warranty-- customer misuse, neglect, accidental, intentional, or unintentional damage are excluded from the warranty. See the Support page of our website for detailed warranty terms and conditions. For non-warranty damage, please contact us to obtain an estimate for servicing, repair, and restoration services.
Care and Use
All mechanical watches, and especially vintage watches, require special consideration in handling, care, and use. In order to obtain warranty support or to return an item, it is necessary that the customer did not cause damage to the watch. See the Support page to learn more about how to protect and care for your investment.
Top button to start, bottom button to stop. Crown based to reset. Central crown button can be activated while chronograph is running, which is why this chronograph is called a flyback chronograph, an advanced feature.
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ClockSavant Watchmaker Testing, Certification, and Performance Measurement
All the watches we sell go through a comprehensive series of ClockSavant-developed functional, stability, and performance tests and are only approved for sale if they meet or exceed the criteria we have established. Performance measurements for this watch are provided below. See the Support page of our website for an explanation of watch performance measurements and guidance on interpretation. The watch performance values provided do not necessarily reflect the accuracy you will experience based on your unique watch wearing habits. You may experience a gain or loss by as much as approximately 1 minute per day with vintage watches. Legend: Rate, Amplitude (Amp), and Beat Error (BE) are provided for Dial-Up (CH) and Dial-Down (FH) positions. Averages (Avg) are also provided. These represent the average performance of the watch across all 6 traditionally measured watch positions which, in addition to dial-up and dial-down, are the vertical positions of Crown-Up, Crown-Down, Crown-Left, and Crown-Right. Rate is expressed in seconds gained or lost during a 24 hour period. Amplitude is in degrees. Beat Error is in milliseconds. Lift Angle used in measurement is unique to the particular watch calibre.