Timex Southampton 1237-2259 1959

For repair

Brand: Timex
Model: Timex Southampton
Type: Chronograph / Chronostop
Reference: 1237
Caliber: Modified M22 (Manual Wind)
Year: 1959
Case: Chrome plated
Dial Markings: Telemeter (Spiral Measurement), Made in U.S.A., Outer minute track.
Manufactured: USA
Crystal: Acrylic

Advertised as a chronograph but in actual fact a Chronostop, the Timex Southampton men’s watch replaces the sweeping seconds hand with a chronograph hand that can be started and stopped to measure time. In the center of the dial is a red spiral containing numerals. This is a variation on a tachometer and can provide calculations for up to 3 revolutions of the chronostop hand. The case of the Timex Southampton is chrome plated base metal with a rocker switch located to the top right hand side of the dial. below this is a standard crown. The rocker has three positions. Up to start. Center to hold. Down to reset. The dial is black with alternating lumed arabic and stock markers. The hands are lumed. The sweep hand is red.