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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2444

    IWC. AN 18K WHITE GOLD LIMITED EDITION AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE AND 7 DAY POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPÉRY, BIG PILOT MODEL, NO. 077/250, REF. IW5004, CASE NO. 3’456’988, CIRCA 2012

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    IWC. AN 18K WHITE GOLD LIMITED EDITION AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DATE AND 7 DAY POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, EDITION ANTOINE DE SAINT EXUPÉRY, BIG PILOT MODEL, NO. 077/250, REF. IW5004, CASE NO. 3’456’988, CIRCA 2012
    Automatic jewelled movement, brown brushed dial, applied luminous Arabic, baton and triangular numerals, sweep centre seconds, engine-turned subsidiary dial for 7 day power reserve, aperture for date, large circular case, screw down crown, screw back engraved with a portrait of Antoine De Saint Expéry and inscription International Watch Co., Edition Saint Exupery, 077/250, 18k white gold IWC deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    46 mm. diam.
    US$11,500-18,000


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    With IWC Garantie dated 10 June 2013, instruction manual and fitted presentation box.

    IWC Big Pilot's Edition Antoine de Saint Exupéry was launched in 2009, this is the final series of the four IWC pilot’s Watch special editions in honour of Antoine de Saint-Exupery and his remarkable achievements. All the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry special editions feature the same tobacco colour as the flying suit the aviator used to wear. The present watch is number 77 of a limited series of 250 examples only.