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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2616

    F.P. JOURNE. A FINE 18K PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, CHRONOMÈTRE SOUVERAIN MODEL, CASE NO. 346-CS, CIRCA 2005

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    F.P. JOURNE. A FINE 18K PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, CHRONOMÈTRE SOUVERAIN MODEL, CASE NO. 346-CS, CIRCA 2005
    Cal. 1304 18k pink gold twin barrel mechanical movement, 22 jewels, silvered engine-turned dial, Arabic numerals, eccentric subsidiary seconds, fan-form power reserve indicator, circular case, glazed display back secured by six screws, 18k pink gold F.P. Journe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.
    US$15,000-23,000


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    With F.P. Journe Certificat d’Authenticité dated 13 December 2006, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The Chronomètre Souverain is inspired by early 19th century marine chronometry. Fitted with an ultra slim manually wound 18K pink gold movement of only 3.7 mm that beats to a frequency of 21,600 alt/hour, the present watch is elegant and highly technical. In addition to the slimness of the movement, the two barrels, supplying a power reserve of 56 hours, operate in parallel to provide a constant force for unequalled precision.

    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.