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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 34

    Gerald Genta. A large and unusual 18K pink gold octagonal self-winding water-resistant jump hour retrograde wristwatch with retrograde date

    SIGNED GÉRALD GENTA, GENÈVE, OCTO BIRETRO MODEL, REF. OBR.Y.50, MOVEMENT NO. 04212, CASE NO. 118'921, MANUFACTURED IN 2005

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    Gerald Genta. A large and unusual 18K pink gold octagonal self-winding water-resistant jump hour retrograde wristwatch with retrograde date
    Signed Gérald Genta, Genève, Octo Biretro model, ref. OBR.Y.50, movement no. 04212, case no. 118'921, manufactured in 2005
    Cal. GG7722 gilt-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black lacquered dial with arched rings for the retrograde white Arabic numerals, inner red lacquer ring for the retrograde minutes, pink gold dauphine hands, window for the jumping hours, arched ring for the retrograde date, in heavy octagonal water-resistant-type case with massive downturned lugs, glazed display back secured by eight pentagonal screws, beaded cabochon onyx-set crown, 18K gold Gérald Genta deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    43 mm. wide & 49 mm. overall length


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    Accompanied by Gérald Genta Certificate of Origin and International Warranty, operating instructions, setting pin, tools. Furthermore with red lacquer and black leather presentation box with electrical winding facility and outer packaging.