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    Sale 7478

    Contemporary Jewels and Watches

    1 November 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 24

    IWC. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON

    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, MODEL "DA VINCI JUBILEE RATTRAPANTE", NO. 263/500, CASE NO. 2634613, CIRCA 1995

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    IWC. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON
    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, MODEL "DA VINCI JUBILEE RATTRAPANTE", NO. 263/500, CASE NO. 2634613, CIRCA 1995

    With nickel-finished lever movement, 43 jewels, the silvered dial with applied baton numerals, four engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating day combined with constant seconds, date, month combined with 12 hours register and phases of the moon combined with 30 minutes register, digital year display, the heavy circular case with stepped bezel, split second chronograph mechanism operated through three buttons in the band, snap on back, articulated hooded lugs, together with a platinum IWC buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    39 mm. diam.


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    AED56,000-74,000

    This watch is accompanied by an IWC presentation box with outer packaging and manual.

    This watch is number 263 of a limited edition of 500 examples produced in 1995 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Da Vinci collection.

    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.