BREGUET. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT SET OF SIX 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING OPENFACE WATCHES
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BREGUET. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT SET OF SIX 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING OPENFACE WATCHES

SIGNED BREGUET, SET NO. 1, CIRCA 1996

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BREGUET. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT SET OF SIX 18K GOLD SELF-WINDING OPENFACE WATCHES
Signed Breguet, Set No. 1, circa 1996

Each with gilt-finished lever movement, 28 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, platinum pedometer-style winding weight, fan-shaped power reserve sector for 48 hours, blued steel Breguet hands, circular case with milled band and glazed display back

The First, No. 1041, a jump hour watch with white enamel dial, aperture for the jumping hour and subsidiary dial for minutes with Arabic numerals on silvered brushed chapter ring;

The Second, Ref. 1637, No. 1053, a world time watch, with silvered engine-turned dial, Roman numerals on eccentric silvered brushed chapter ring, names of various cities in the world on outer ring for different time zones;

The Third, Ref. 1890, No. 4667, a watch with date and phases of the moon, the silvered engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on silvered brushed chapter ring, subsidiary seconds with aperture for date and sector for phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar;

The Fourth, Ref. 1627, No. 3248, a watch with date, phases of the moon and thermometer, the silvered engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on silvered brushed chapter ring, subsidiary seconds with aperture for date, phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar, thermometer gauge in Celsius;

The Fifth, No. 1038, a jump hour watch, the silvered engine-turned dial with aperture for the jumping hour and subsidiary dial for the minutes with Arabic numerals on silvered brushed chapter ring;

The Sixth, Ref. 1617, No. 1049, an annual calendar watch with equation of time, date and phases of the moon, with silvered engine-turned dial with Roman numerals on silvered brushed chapter ring, central hand representing equation of time, aperture for calendar, phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar,

Each case, dial and movement signed

All cases 62 mm. diam.
(6)

Lot Essay

US$100,000-150,000

This set of watches is accompanied by a Breguet fitted carrying case with key, Certificate, Instructions, an 18k gold magnifying glass and an 18k gold adjustment tool and two 18k gold watch chains

Only ten sets of these extremely rare watches were made of which this set is No. 1.

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