Le Jour Chronograph running on a Venus 188 movement. Circa 1950's. Vintage manual wind chronographs with interesting dials are just about the most desirable watches on the market today. These are the kinds of watches will steadily appreciate in the coming years; even after the mild wear of baseball games, bike riding and beer shotgunning. This example, with its beautiful silver case, crisp cream dial. Classy is the only word to describe this watch.

1950s LeJour Chronograph "Alpha Hands" Venus 188

  • Brand: LeJour (France)

    Function: Chronograph Telemeter

    Movement : Venus 188 17 Jewel

    Year: 1950s
    Case : Original 37.5mm stainless steel case 
    Back : Original stainless steel case back 
    Dial : Original Cream Silver Dial Hints of Patina
    Crystal : Acrylic
    Bracelet : 18mm Brown Leather


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