Here we have a
automatic chronograph by Daniel Jean Richard. DJR is a wholly owned subsidiary
of Girard Perregaux which in turn, is part of the Kering Group (along with Ulysse Nardin).
It is beautifully finished and made and operates perfectly. Operation is crisp and sharp and seconds hand is dead on zero as you'd expect from a fine swiss maker. It is a modular chrono with a module made by Dubois Depraz who manufactures modules for most of the chronograph makers (including the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore) among others. It keeps excellent time and operates perfectly.
The dial is stark white with applied arabic numerals and blued steel hands for the chrono functions. The screw down crown is signed as well as the strap and buckle. Condition is virtually NOS, although to be conservative, I would grade it as TZ 95%. I can't see a mark on the watch. Dimensions are: 38mm diameter, 45mm from lug to lug, 14mm thick (to top of raised crystal).
If you are looking for a less expensive chrono from a fine Swiss maker, I doubt you will find a nicer one then this. Price is $750 which includes shipping anywhere in USA. I have been on Timezone since the Richard Paige days and have many references.
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