• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    IWC. A FINE LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES

    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION KURT KLAUS, NO. 0313/3000, DA VINCI MODEL, CASE NO. 3417928, CIRCA 2007

    Price Realised  

    IWC. A FINE LIMITED EDITION STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES
    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION KURT KLAUS, NO. 0313/3000, DA VINCI MODEL, CASE NO. 3417928, CIRCA 2007
    Cal. 79261 gilt-finished lever movement, 39 jewels, mono-metallic balance, guilloché dial, applied baton numerals, luminescent accents, four subsidiary dials for 30 minute register combined with phases of the moon, 12 hour register combined with months, constant seconds combined with day and subsidiary dial for date, year aperture between the 7 and 8 o'clock, oversized tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, two rectangular-shaped chronograph buttons in the band, screw down crown, engraved back with image of Kurt Klaus secured by eight screws, case, dial and movement signed, stainless steel IWC deployant clasp
    51mm length


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    Accompanied by an undated IWC International Guarantee, undated or numbered Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Edition Kurt Klaus, black leather presentation box, additional year capsule, instructions pamphlet, polish cloth and outer packaging

    The IWC Kurt Klaus edition celebrates the famed developer and inventor who spent close to fifty years with the firm. This watch is a new generation of the Da Vinci model, with the numbers limited to 3000 in stainless steel like the present watch, 500 in 18k rose gold and 50 in platinum.

    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.