• Important Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 2735

    Important Watches

    2 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2765

    CORUM, ADMIRAL'S CUP ANNIVERSARY EDITION

    WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC QUARTER REPEATING WRISTWATCH, LIMITED EDITION

    NO. 1, CIRCA 1999

    Price Realised  

    CORUM, ADMIRAL'S CUP ANNIVERSARY EDITION

    WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC QUARTER REPEATING WRISTWATCH, LIMITED EDITION
    No. 1, CIRCA 1999

    Calibre 274, 35 jewels, repeating on two gongs, silvered guilloched dial with 1000-2000 for hour markers, three shuttered apertures which open when the repeating mechanism is activated by turning the calibrated bezel anti-clockwise, revealing revolving scenes depicting sailing boats, locomotives and astronauts, three-part case in 18k white gold, brushed and polished, screwed case back, 18k white gold Corum buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    Diameter: 42 mm.; thickness: 15 mm.


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    US$19,500-26,000
    EUR13,500-17,500

    With Corum presentation box, certificate and product literature.

    The present watch is number 1 of a very limited edition of 10 examples produced in white gold.

    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, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.