• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    CORUM. A VERY FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD SKELETONIZED MYSTERY WRISTWATCH WITH TOURBILLON MADE AFTER A CHRISTOPHE CLARET DESIGN

    SIGNED CORUM, SAPPHIRE TOURBILLON, NO. 00, CASE NO. 1693653, REF. 372.551.55, CIRCA 2004

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    CORUM. A VERY FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD SKELETONIZED MYSTERY WRISTWATCH WITH TOURBILLON MADE AFTER A CHRISTOPHE CLARET DESIGN
    SIGNED CORUM, SAPPHIRE TOURBILLON, NO. 00, CASE NO. 1693653, REF. 372.551.55, CIRCA 2004
    Skeletonized copper-finished lever movement visible between two sapphire crystals, one-minute tourbillon carriage with mono-metallic compensation balance, blued steel hands, circular case, bezel with raised Roman hour numerals, diamond-set crown, sapphire crystal display back secured by eight screws, case and movement signed, 18k pink and white gold Corum deployant clasp
    40mm diam.


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    Accompanied by an undated Corum Certificate, wooden presentation box, magnifying glass, Tourbillon DVD and outer packaging.

    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.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this watch was not made by Christopher Claret for Corum however the design was inspired by Claret's 1997 design which Corum now manufactures today.