Made in the second half 1960s.

three-body, tonneau-shaped, brushed and polished, revolving red and blue 24-hour bezel, screw-down case back, thick domed crystal.

black with luminous baton and triangular indexes, outer 24-hour numerals. Luminous arrow and alpha hands. Original black silicon bracelet.

12, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber.

Dial, case and movement signed.

Diameter: 38 mm. Thickness: 11 mm

The watch had this name after the launch of first commercial communications satellite (COMSAT), the Early Bird, on April 6, 1965 by Hughes Aircraft Company
This model is illustrated in: Armbanduhren History of a Century Development, Kahlert, Muhe & Brunner

Price: US $ 2,900