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    Sale 7664

    Contemporary Jewellery and Watches

    29 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 30

    IWC, PLATINUM "GRANDE COMPLICATION"
    EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE, LIMITED PRODUCTION 950 PLATINUM SELF-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH MINUTE REPEATING BRACELET WATCH WITH MOON-PHASE DISPLAY

    REF. IW9270, NO. 18/50, MANUFACTURED IN 1991

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    IWC, PLATINUM "GRANDE COMPLICATION"
    EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE, LIMITED PRODUCTION 950 PLATINUM SELF-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH MINUTE REPEATING BRACELET WATCH WITH MOON-PHASE DISPLAY
    REF. IW9270, NO. 18/50, MANUFACTURED IN 1991

    Calibre 79091, 75 jewels, in-line escapement, repeating on gongs via hammers, the white dial with applied gold faceted hour markers, four engine-turned subdials for small seconds combined with days, date, minute counter with moon-phases and hour counter with months, aperture for four-digit year, in three-part case, back inscribed 1991, No. 18/50, Platinum and secured by six screws, screw-down crown, repeating slide and two chronograph buttons in the band, 950 platinum IWC bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    Diameter: 42 mm.


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    Accompanied by an IWC fitted box, certificate and brochures.

    The IWC Grande Complication, launched in 1990, is dubbed as "one of the smallest and easiest to operate complicated mechanical wristwatches ever built", has a total of 659 mechanical parts and features 21 functions and displays. Drawing on the experience and knowledge of the watchmakers at the IWC workshops in Schaffhausen, this masterpiece took seven years to develop. Production is limited to 50 pieces per year.

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