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    Sale 1243

    Important Watches

    15 March 2016, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 39

    ROGER DUBUIS. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND VERY RARE 18K WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET LIMITED EDITION SKELETONIZED DOUBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED ROGER DUBUIS, EXCALIBURE DOUBLE TOURBILLON SQUELETTE MODEL, NO. 5/28, REF. EX45-01SQ-20-00/SX000/B, MOVEMENT NO. 90, CASE NOS. G425FA AND 85'780, CIRCA 2009

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    ROGER DUBUIS. AN EXTREMELY FINE AND VERY RARE 18K WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET LIMITED EDITION SKELETONIZED DOUBLE TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED ROGER DUBUIS, EXCALIBURE DOUBLE TOURBILLON SQUELETTE MODEL, NO. 5/28, REF. EX45-01SQ-20-00/SX000/B, MOVEMENT NO. 90, CASE NOS. G425FA AND 85'780, CIRCA 2009
    Cal. RD 01SQ mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 28 jewels, two one minute flying tourbillon carriage visible through the skeletonized dial, circular case, ribbed bezel, baguette-cut diamond-set inner dial, hinged crown guard, glazed display back secured by six screws, 18k white gold Roger Dubuis deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    45 mm. diam.


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    With Roger Dubuis undated International Guarantee, authenticity card, DVD for instruction for use, hallmark of Geneva tag, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    The present watch is set with 48 baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 4.30 carats.

    Founded in 1995 through an alliance between the watchmaker Roger Dubuis and designer Carlos Dias, the Swiss manufacture quickly thrived through its balance between traditional watch making and striking designs.

    Far from being solely an aesthetic choice, all Roger Dubuis timepieces bear the prestigious Geneva seal. Part of the very few companies to reach such an esteemed status, the manufacture self-produces their movements, cases, follows strict assembly guidelines and tests.

    Powerful embodiment of style and technical mastery, the present wristwatch is part of the prestigious Excalibur collection. Crafted in an 18 karat white gold case set with 48 baguette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 4.30 carats, the watch is further equipped with a highly complicated skeletonized double tourbillion movement.

    With only 28 pieces made, the present timepiece is fresh to the market and represents an extremely rare opportunity for collectors.

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    lots are subject to 5% import Duty on the importation value (low estimate) levied at the time of collection shipment within UAE. For UAE buyers, please note that duty is paid at origin (Dubai) and not in the importing country. As such, duty paid in Dubai is treated as final duty payment. It is the buyer's responsibility to ascertain and pay all taxes due.
    (for watches) Many of the watches offered for sale in this catalogue have bands which may be made of endangered or protected animal materials such as alligator or crocodile and which may not lawfully be exported from the sale site without a CITES export permit. As explained above, these lots are marked with the symbol (~) in the catalogue.Accordingly, for purchased watches that are to be shipped out of the sale site for delivery,Christie’s will need to remove and retain the band before shipping the watch and buckle.