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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 292

    Longines. A fine and early 18K gold single button chronograph wristwatch with enamel dial

    SIGNED LONGINES, RETAILED BY PÉRUSSET & DIDISHEIM, NO. 5'016'556, MANUFACTURED IN 1932

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    Longines. A fine and early 18K gold single button chronograph wristwatch with enamel dial
    Signed Longines, retailed by Pérusset & Didisheim, no. 5'016'556, manufactured in 1932
    Cal. L 13.33 Z nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon-style hands, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with downturned lugs, hinged back, chronograph mechanism operated through the crown, case stamped P & D for Pérusset & Didisheim and numbered, dial signed Longines, movement signed Longines and numbered
    34 mm. diam.


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    According to the Archives of Montres Longines Francillon SA, the present watch was sold to Pérusset & Didisheim in Buenos Aires in 1932.

    Its case is stamped P&D for Pérusset & Didisheim, Longines' agent for Argentina.