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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2467

    URWERK. A FINE AND UNUSUAL ALTIN-COATED STAINLESS STEEL AND TITANIUM LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH WITH WANDERING HOUR DISPLAY AND POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED URWERK, MEXICAN FIRELEG MODEL, REF. UR-103.T, CASE NO. 10.143, CIRCA 2010

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    URWERK. A FINE AND UNUSUAL ALTIN-COATED STAINLESS STEEL AND TITANIUM LIMITED EDITION WRISTWATCH WITH WANDERING HOUR DISPLAY AND POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED URWERK, MEXICAN FIRELEG MODEL, REF. UR-103.T, CASE NO. 10.143, CIRCA 2010
    Cal. 3.04 mechanical movement with ARCAP P40 black PVD triple base plate, dial visible under dome and arched rotating hour satellites or wandering hours as they pass by the minute arc, orange luminous numerals, large AlTiN-coated stainless steel streamlined case, titanium back secured by four screws and with control board for fan-shaped power reserve indicator, two dials for 15 minute counter and seconds, fine-tuning screw, oversized milled crown, titanium Urwerk buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. wide
    US$20,000-30,000


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    With Urwerk Certificate of Origin & International Guarantee dated 18 June 2010, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    URWERK was founded by Felix Baumgartner and Martin Frei whom both shared the will of creating an independent vision of a timepiece. URWERK, as a company, believes in allying creativity and efficiency in order to build watches, while following the highest standards of manufacturing.

    The present UR-103T Mexican Fireleg model was introduced to the market in 2010 and celebrates its 7th and last anniversary of Urwerk 103 collection and this collection was discounted at the end of 2010. Furthermore, the present model is a limited edition of 60 pieces only.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.