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    Sale 12572

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    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2614

    F.P. JOURNE. A VERY FINE AND RARE PLATINUM DUAL TIME CHRONOMETER WRISTWATCH WITH RESONANCE-CONTROLLED TWIN INDEPENDENT GEAR-TRAIN MOVEMENT AND POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, CHRONOMÈTRE À RÉSONANCE MODEL, CASE NO. 390-RN, CIRCA 2005

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    F.P. JOURNE. A VERY FINE AND RARE PLATINUM DUAL TIME CHRONOMETER WRISTWATCH WITH RESONANCE-CONTROLLED TWIN INDEPENDENT GEAR-TRAIN MOVEMENT AND POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED F.P. JOURNE, INVENIT ET FECIT, CHRONOMÈTRE À RÉSONANCE MODEL, CASE NO. 390-RN, CIRCA 2005
    Cal.1499.3 18k pink gold mechanical movement with two independent gear-trains, 36 jewels, two engine-turned silvered dials with Arabic numerals combined with subsidiary seconds all screwed onto the silvered grey dial plate, fan-form sector for power reserve, circular case, crown at 12 o’clock to adjust both time zones, crown at 4 o’clock to synchronize the seconds hands, glazed display back secured by six screws, platinum F.P. Journe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    40 mm. diam.
    US$28,000-40,000


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    With F.P. Journe instruction manual, one additional burgundy crocodile leather strap, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The Chronomètre à Résonance model was launched in 2000. It is one of the exceedingly rare wristwatches in the world based on resonance, a natural physical phenomenon. The two balance wheels are synchronized by means of the resonance effect and naturally beat alternately. The negative effects of wrist and body movements are hence considerably reduced.

    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.