• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 121

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

    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, OCTA CHRONOGRAPHE MODEL, NO. 045-02C, MANUFACTURED IN 2002

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    F.P. Journe. A very fine and rare platinum automatic flyback chronograph wristwatch with date, pink gold and silver dial
    Signed F.P. Journe, Invenit et Fecit, Octa Chronographe model, No. 045-02C, manufactured in 2002
    Cal. 1300 rhodium-plated brass lever movement, 30 jewels, four-arm precision balance, free sprung regulator, bi-directional engine-turned 22K gold rotor, eccentric engine-turned white silver dial with Arabic numerals, outer 60 seconds scale, blued steel "Journe" hands, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 60 minutes registers, eccentric double date window, all screwed onto the 18K pink gold dial plate, large circular case, glazed display back secured by six screws, two chronograph buttons in the band, 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 15 October 2002, instruction manual, three-tier wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

    The Octa Chronograph is distinguished by its ingenious, slim automatic movement, integrating a chronograph mechanism while also housing the patented twin concentric large date display discs.

    The model is not in production anymore.

    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.