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    Sale 1243

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    15 March 2016, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 50

    IWC. A UNIQUE AND FINE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE AND POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY, PILOT MODEL, NO. 1/1, REF. IW320101, CASE NO. 3'360'116, CIRCA 2008

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    IWC. A UNIQUE AND FINE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE AND POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPERY, PILOT MODEL, NO. 1/1, REF. IW320101, CASE NO. 3'360'116, CIRCA 2008
    Automatic jewelled movement, brown brushed dial, applied luminous Arabic, baton and triangular numerals, sweep centre seconds, eccentric engine-turned subsidiary dial for power reserve, aperture for date, circular case, screw down crown, screw back engraved with a depiction of the geographical range of operations in Saint Exupéry's era and inscription International Watch Co., Edition Saint Exupéry, 1/1, platinum IWC buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    44 mm. diam.


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    With IWC undated certificate, Guarantee dated 15 Jan 2008, polishing cloth, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The IWC Pilot's Watch Automatic Edition Antoine de Saint Exupéry is made to commemorate Saint Exupéry's novel "Courrier Sud" (Southern Mail) published in Paris in 1929. The limited edition of just 1929 examples contained 1178 examples in stainless steel, 500 examples in 18k pink gold, 250 examples in 18k white gold and just one in platinum.

    The unique example in platinum was auctioned by IWC on 19th December 2007 and the auction proceeds benefitted the "Ecole des Sables - Antoine de Saint Exupéry" Tuareg school at Taboye, in the West African country of Mali.

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