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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 195

    Piaget. A very fine, elegant and unusual 18K gold and tiger's eye necklace watch

    SIGNED PIAGET, MOVEMENT NO. 7'191'805, CASE NOS. 9862 P 65 AND 204986, MANUFACTURED IN 1972

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    Piaget. A very fine, elegant and unusual 18K gold and tiger's eye necklace watch
    Signed Piaget, movement no. 7'191'805, case nos. 9862 P 65 and 204986, manufactured in 1972
    Cal. 9P mechanical movement, 17 jewels, tiger's eye dial, oval case, cord-design bezel, cabochon tiger's eye accents above and below the case, ending with a five chain tassel, back secured by four screws, suspended from a necklace composed of a gold chain, case, dial and movement signed
    24 mm. wide and 31 mm. length


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    According to the Archives of Piaget, the present timepiece, bearing a 9P ultra-thin hand-wound movement, was sold in April 1972.

    A very elegant example of such type of necklace watch is illustrated in Montres et Merveilles, 200 créations rares provenant du Musée de l'Horlogerie de Genève et des Collections Privées Piaget, p. 73. These types of watches were intended for a young and avant-garde clientele and were characterized by their asymmetrical shapes, large bracelets and the use of precious stones. The models confirm Piaget's creativity and originality earning it the coveted title of "the jeweller of watch making".

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