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All Original FORTIS - ELOGA Flipper Chronograph Olympics with World Time

This watch was SOLD on November 23, 2016 (Destination: Hong Kong)

 
fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch
Gender: male
Year: 1968 - 1977
Accessories: none
Crystal: acrylic
Dial Width: 30 mm
Dial Height: 30 mm
Movement: 17 jewels manual-wind
Case: fiberglass / noryl
Case Width: 40 mm without crown
Case Height: 42 mm with lugs
Serial Number on Back: 0155
Serial Number on Movement: NA
Strap: rubber
Strap Width: 18 mm
Strap Length: 5.5 in (measures up to 7.5 in with case)
 

This is an authentic Swiss-made 1960s FORTIS - ELOGA Flipper Chronograph Olympics Watch with World Time & Date.

  • 100% All Original ELOGA Watch!
  • FEATURES: CHRONOGRAPH, World Time Bezel, Blue Dial, Date
  • FIBERGLASS / NORYL : case, bezel, back
  • STAINLESS STEEL: crowns, push-buttons
  • RUBBER: strap (black)

  1. Notes on the STRAP: The reverse side has a faint color mark (looks like faded blue ink)
  2. Notes on the HANDS: Light paint chipping on the small chronograph pointer hands

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

The photos presented below are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

The FORTIS - ELOGA Flipper Chronograph is a reliable & attractive sportsman's watch designed with purpose, durability & style in mind!

This piece was a limited edition release to commemorate the 1968 Olympicss in Mexico!

As optional/customization parts, 5 bezels of various colors & scales were available for the Flipper Chronograph to represent the 5 rings in the Olympicss logo.

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

Above the ELOGA name is the FORTIS logo of a crown with 6 peaks. ELOGA is a sub-label of FORTIS, just as TISSOT is a sub-label of OMEGA...

The Flipper model was initially released under the FORTIS name & later diversified under ELOGA, creating a design distinction between the two: FORTIS, for the conservative Flippers; ELOGA, for the adventurous. Very recently though, FORTIS redesigned & reintroduced the Flipper as FORTIS Colors, with the tagline, "Comeback of the Legendary Flipper" [http://www.fortis-colors.com]

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

EXTERNAL/INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *NEAR MINT condition (93-97%): Showing very light signs of wear. Very faint scratches on the case, bezel, bracelet or buckle are visible to the naked eye. Working perfectly, keeping good time & needs nothing.

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System

white fiberglass / noryl case

fiberglass / noryl World Time Bezel with painted markings & coin edging

matte blue dial with white trim in PRISTINE condition as it has crisp markings & a flawless surface

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

white-coated steel hour & minute hands; orange-coated steel second/pointer hands

Notes on the HANDS: Light paint chipping on the small chronograph pointer hands

painted black/orange bar hour markers

date display window at 12 o'clock

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

painted white FORTIS crown logo, ELOGA name logo & "CHRONOGRAPH" at upper right quadrant

painted black "T SWISS MADE T" at 6 o'clock

clear painted black grid

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

original stainless steel ELOGA crown & push-buttons

original ELOGA acrylic crystal

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

original ELOGA white rubber strap

Strap Length: 6 in (measures up to 7.75 in with case)

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

original ELOGA white fiberglass / noryl clasp

fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch
Notes on the STRAP: The reverse side has a faint color mark (looks like faded blue ink)
fortis eloga flipper chronograph world time olympics watch

case back embossed with Olympics logo, serial numbers, "FLIPPER CHRONOGRAPH", "SWISS MADE", "WATER RESISTANT 5 ATM", "ELECTRONICALLY TESTED"

Swiss-made FORTIS - ELOGA 17 jewels manual-wind movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

Movement is not shown with photos but guaranteed authentic! One has to pop the crystal, separate the crown, remove the hands & unhinge the dial to access the movement, which is a delicate process that can only be entrusted to our technician

Vintage ad of the ELOGA Flipper (non chronograph) & a current ad of the FORTIS Flipper for your reference

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