• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    BREGUET. AN IMPORTANT AND RARE LIMITED EDITION SET OF PLATINUM WATCHES, COMPRISING A MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON AND AN AUTOMATIC OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH INSTANEOUS DATE, POWER RESERVE AND PHASES OF THE MOON

    SIGNED BREGUET, SOUSCRIPTION MODEL, NO. 41, CIRCA 1992

    Price Realised  

    BREGUET. AN IMPORTANT AND RARE LIMITED EDITION SET OF PLATINUM WATCHES, COMPRISING A MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON AND AN AUTOMATIC OPENFACE KEYLESS LEVER WATCH WITH INSTANEOUS DATE, POWER RESERVE AND PHASES OF THE MOON
    SIGNED BREGUET, SOUSCRIPTION MODEL, NO. 41, CIRCA 1992
    The wristwatch nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, mono-metallic balance, micrometer regulator, minute repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band, silvered guilloché dial, polished chapter ring with Roman numerals, blued steel Breguet hands, three subsidiary dials indicating day and date and month combined with leap year indication, fan-form sector for phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar, secret Breguet signature on either side of the 6 o'clock position, circular case, coin-edged band, sapphire crystal display snap on back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Breguet buckle

    The pocket watch, gilt-finished lever movement, mono-metallic balance with parachute on the top pivot, Breguet spring, platinum winding weight pivoted on the edge of the movement with spring banking, silvered guilloché dial, polished chapter ring, Roman numerals, blued steel Breguet hands, subsidiary seconds combined with date aperture, fan-form sector for 45 hours power reserve at the 11 o'clock, fan-form sector for phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar at the 1 o'clock, secret Breguet signature on either side of the 12 o'clock, circular case, coin-edged band, sapphire crystal display back, case, dial and movement signed
    wristwatch 36mm diam., pocket watch 62mm diam. (2)


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    Accompanied by a Breguet Souscription wooden presentation box with winding mechanism, magnifying glass, screw driver, platinum watch chain and setting pin, box key and nail polisher.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.