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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 64

    de Grisogono. A large and unusual stainless steel automatic square calendar wristwatch with original Guarantee and box

    SIGNED DE GRISOGONO, GENÈVE, INSTRUMENTO NOVANTATRE N09 MODEL, CASE NO. 022'345, CIRCA 2010

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    de Grisogono. A large and unusual stainless steel automatic square calendar wristwatch with original Guarantee and box
    Signed de Grisogono, Genève, Instrumento Novantatre N09 model, case no. 022'345, circa 2010
    MOVEMENT: automatic jewelled
    DIAL: black engine-turned, oversized red Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, window for date, window for month
    CASE: stainless steel, square, back secured by eight screws, 36.5 mm. width, 40 mm. length
    SIGNED: case, dial, movement
    BUCKLE: stainless steel de Grisogono deployant clasp
    ACCOMPANIED: de Grisogono blank Guarantee, instruction booklet, box and outer packaging.


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    The present watch is preserved in close to new old stock condition. It will be sold to the benefit of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

    The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the world's leading art and archaeology museums. Founded in 1965 and celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the Museum houses encyclopaedic collections, including works dating from prehistory to the present day, in its Archaeology, Fine Arts, and Jewish Art and Life Wings, and features the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world.Thanks to a legacy of gifts and generous support from its circle of patrons worldwide, the Museum has built a far-ranging collection of nearly 500,000 objects, representing the full scope of world material culture.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue are pictured with straps made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile. These lots are marked with the symbol ~ in the catalogue. These endangered species straps are shown for display purposes only and are not for sale. Christie’s will remove and retain the strap prior to shipment from the sale site. At some sale sites, Christie’s may, at its discretion, make the displayed endangered species strap available to the buyer of the lot free of charge if collected in person from the sale site within 1 year of the date of the sale. Please check with the department for details on a particular lot.