• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 120

    F.P. Journe. A very fine and rare platinum automatic wristwatch with date, power reserve, pink gold and silver dial

    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, OCTA AUTOMATIQUE MODEL, NO. 118-01A, MANUFACTURED IN 2002

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    F.P. Journe. A very fine and rare platinum automatic wristwatch with date, power reserve, pink gold and silver dial
    Signed F.P. Journe, Invenit et Fecit, Octa Automatique model, No. 118-01A, manufactured in 2002
    Cal. 1300 rhodium-plated brass lever movement, 32 jewels, four-arm precision balance, free sprung regulator, bi-directional engine-turned 22K gold rotor, eccentric engine-turned white silver dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel "Journe" hands, subsidiary seconds, all screwed onto the 18K pink gold dial plate, fan-shaped power reserve display, eccentric double date window, large circular case, glazed display back secured by six screws, 18K white gold F.P. Journe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    With F.P. Journe Certificate of Authenticity and Warranty dated 21 March 2002, instruction manual, three-tier wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

    The Octa Automatique is the very first model of F.P. Journe's Octa series of wristwatches, launched in 2001.

    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.