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    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    IWC. AN OVERSIZED LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DUAL TIME ZONE AND DATE

    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, UTC, EDITION SAINT EXUPÉRY, NO. 199/500, CASE NO. 3370212, CIRCA 2008

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    IWC. AN OVERSIZED LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DUAL TIME ZONE AND DATE
    SIGNED IWC, SCHAFFHAUSEN, UTC, EDITION SAINT EXUPÉRY, NO. 199/500, CASE NO. 3370212, CIRCA 2008
    Cal. 30710 nickel-finished lever movement, luminescent Arabic, baton and triangular numerals, date aperture at 3'o'clock, UTC 24 hour fan-form sector at 6 o'clock, A at 9 o'clock, circular engraved case, screw back, case, dial and movement signed, 18k pink gold IWC buckle
    44mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a IWC Guarantee dated May 29, 2008, leather presentation box, 2008 edition of Wind, Sand und Sterne by Saint-Exupéry, instruction booklet and outer packaging.

    The IWC UTC Edition Antoine de Saint Exupéry pays hommage to the French aviator and writer of the early 20th Century. Known for his early flight expeditions in particular his crash landing in the Libyan Sahara during a flight from Paris to Saigon, he is also the author of The Little Prince and in 1939 he wrote his memoir Terre des Hommes. IWC celebrates this pioneer with this limited edition of 500 examples produced in pink gold, 1188 in stainless steel, 250 in white gold and one in platinum, totaling 1939 timepieces produced.

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