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    Here is three French Airforce Chronometers (All Flyback system)
    1° Vixa type 20
    based on german Hanhart (war due to France)
    Circa 1954 The "FG" with date means Fin de Garentie (périod till he watch was guaranted
    for flight by military watchmakers"
    27 year Carreer!




    Second one is the Dodane "type 21" later issued (circa 1970)

    Same fonctions,but Valjoux 222 inside






    Third one,the Auricoste type 20
    Circa 1954, Centre d'Essai en Vol (French flight test)
    Lemania 15 TL inside




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    Tierry,

    Those three are the absolute ones on my list, some of the few chronos I haven't owned... I have a Hanhart like the Vixa but would love those three....... excellent watches....

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    Yet more great watches and fabulous photos Thierry. I also have a Hanhart 417 with the same German movement as your Vixa. Join the queue Al'!

    Regards

    Jon'.

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