Brand (Richard de Geneve) which is head and shoulders over some of the fancy in-house complicated movements touted by the vastly overpriced manufactures that hog the limelight... Important chronograph for every vintage watch collector and every chronograph collector. That this watch is authentic including its very nice conditioned original not refinished! Case, dial and movement signed and numbered correctly.
Maison Richard SA, in Morges, founded by Robert Richard, was incorporated as a public limited company on October 25, 1943. Until it was taken over by Longines in 1978, the share capital (500,000) was entirely in the hands of. While Richard was a well-known brand in Switzerland, it did not have an international audience.
Also, in 1973, a collaboration was established with Longines. This collaboration allowed Longines to develop its sales in Switzerland while allowing Richard to offer its customers products of great renown.
In 1978, the Longines watch company, in Saint-Imier, took over the share capital of Richard SA, in Morges. The sale took place on August 10, 1978, but with retroactive effect to July 1, 1978.
The item "Extremly rare vintage Richard swiss Valjoux 72C triple calendar chronograph" is in sale since Saturday, April 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Uhren & Schmuck\Uhren, -teile & -zubehör\Armband- & Taschenuhren\Armbanduhren". The seller is "watchvintage007" and is located in Raeren. This item can be shipped worldwide.