• Lot 253

    Urban Jürgensen. A fine and rare 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases

    SIGNED URBAN JÜRGENSEN, COPENHAGEN, REF. 2, NO. 001, CASE NO. 4169, MANUFACTURED IN 1988

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    Urban Jürgensen. A fine and rare 18K gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases
    Signed Urban Jürgensen, Copenhagen, ref. 2, no. 001, case no. 4169, manufactured in 1988
    Cal. Frédéric Piguet 71 nickel-finished lever movement, 35 jewels, engine-turned 21K gold rotor, engine-turned massive silver dial, Roman numerals on blank chapter ring, gold moon-style hands, two subsidiary dials for moon phases and date, two windows for day and month, circular case, stepped bezel, snap on back, 18K gold Urban Jürgensen buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    38 mm. diam.


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    With Urban Jürgensen blank Certificate of Origin, operating instructions, original fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of an International Collector

    The following three watches, lots 253 - 255, are fine examples of Urban Jürgensen's celebrated "Reference 2" models. Made to special order for a discerning collector of Jürgensen watches in 1988 and all numbered 001, the watches are cased in the three available case materials yellow gold, pink gold and platinum and preserved in like new condition.

    Reference 2 was made in small series only. Connoisseurs are particularly attracted by the model's simple and practical dial layout displaying the full perpetual calendar functions beautifully and elegantly.