MultiChron Petit
Introduced in 1936

At only 26.3mm in diameter, the Gallet MultiChron Petit (French for small) is the tiniest wrist chronograph ever produced. Originally created with a black dial as a "dress" chronograph for male officers and military doctors of the USAAF (Unites States Army Air Forces), the watch quickly gained popularity with enlisted and professional women who before were required to use a larger gent's watch to do their assigned tasks.

The MultiChron Petit remained as an extremely scarce wristwatch as very few were ever produced due to the high cost. The few existing examples of this extraordinary timepieces are highly coveted as rare and important items by today's collectors.

During the 20th century, the Gallet MultiChron Petit became a favorite timepiece of the early "Flying Ninety-Nines", the renown organization of women pilots originally presided over by Amelia Earhart.
Model name: MultiChron Petit
Reference #: n/a
Movement type: chronograph, manual wind
Calibre: Valjoux 69
Case material: stainless steel
Case back: press in
Dimensions: 26.3mm diameter
Bracelet: leather or mil. spec. canvas
Water resistance: n/a
Production years: 1943 - 1969
Serial numbers: n/a
Application: aviation, engineering, scientific, artillery timing
Notes: 30 min. recording, 2 flat pushers

Valuation*
Stainless Steel: $5,500.00 - $6,500.00 (rare)
14k Gold: n/a
18k Gold: n/a
The Gallet MultiChron Petite Chronograph...
The Gallet MultiChron Petite Chronograph...
Model name: MultiChron Petit (olive or oval pusher version)
Reference #: n/a
Movement type: chronograph, manual wind
Calibre: Valjoux 69
Case material: stainless steel or 14k solid gold
Case back: press in
Dimensions: 26.3mm diameter
Bracelet: leather or mil. spec. canvas
Water resistance: n/a
Production years: 1936 - 1942 (US Army Air Forces)
Serial numbers: n/a
Application: aviation, scientific, artillery timing, etc.
Notes: 30 min. recording, 2 olive (oval) shaped pushers, black military specification dial (face)

Valuation*
Stainless Steel: $7,500.00 - $8,500.00 (extra rare)
14k Gold: $9,000.00 - $10,000.00 (extra rare)
18k Gold: n/a
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The Gallet MultiChron Pilot Petite Chronograph...
Model name: MultiChron Pilot Petit ("'waterproof")
Reference #: n/a
Movement type: chronograph, manual wind
Calibre: Valjoux 69
Case material: Staybrite stainless steel
Case back: press-on gasketed
Dimensions: 29.5mm diameter
Bracelet: leather or mil. spec. canvas
Water resistance: n/a
Production years: 1952 - 1955
Serial numbers: n/a
Application: aviation, artillery timing, etc.
Notes: 30 min. recording, round pushers, telemetry & tachometer scales, also produced for Heuer
Valuation*
Stainless Steel: $10,000.00 - $12,000.00 (extra rare)
14k Gold: n/a
18k Gold: n/a
* Valuations for timepieces listed on Gallet World are based on an average of fair market prices, either quoted or realized in retail venues, auctions, and NAWCC national and regional shows. Values displayed are for complete timepieces in good working condition with original dials and components.
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