• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 70

    Swiss. A small and attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with black dial, bangle bracelet and box

    UNSIGNED, CASE NO. 61'939, CIRCA 1945

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    Swiss. A small and attractive 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with black dial, bangle bracelet and box
    Unsigned, case no. 61'939, circa 1945
    Cal. 10 1/2''' GSW 237 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, black gloss dial, applied gold dagger and Arabic numerals, two subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minutes register, small circular case, snap on back, two oval chronograph buttons in the band, 18K gold bangle bracelet, unsigned
    28 mm. diam.


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    With fitted presentation box.

    The present wristwatch is fitted with one of the smallest mechanical chronograph movements ever made. The celebrated Geneva Sport calibre 237 is considered by connoisseurs as one of the finest and most sophisticated chronograph movements.