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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 252

    IWC. A fine 18K gold self-winding perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon, year indicator and bracelet

    SIGNED IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN, DA VINCI NO. 150, REF. 3750, CASE NO. 2364106, MANUFACTURED IN 1985

    Price Realised  

    IWC. A fine 18K gold self-winding perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon, year indicator and bracelet
    Signed IWC Schaffhausen, Da Vinci No. 150, ref. 3750, case no. 2364106, manufactured in 1985
    Cal. 79601 gilt-finished lever movement, 39 jewels, the white dial with applied baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, four subsidiary dials indicating phases of the moon combined with 30 minutes register, day combined with constant seconds, date, month combined with 12 hours register, eccentric window for the four digits year display, in circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel, screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, 18K gold IWC bracelet and hidden clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    39 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by IWC Certificate of Origin dated 8 November 1985, Repair Warranty dated 12 November 1992, instruction manual, century slide up to year 2499, spare crown and crystal, original fitted presentation box.

    IWC's celebrated "Da Vinci" perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch model was introduced at the Basel Fair in 1985 as reference 3750.

    This legendary model is still in production today, available with a simple chronograph or a split seconds chronograph mechanism, different case materials and sizes. For an illustration of the model see Ore d'Oro 2 by Jader Barracca, Giampiero Negretti, Franco Nencini, p. 208.

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