Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
SCATOLA DEL TEMPO. A LEATHER WATCH WINDING AND STORAGE BOX
SIGNED SCATOLA DEL TEMPO, NO. 253, MODEL 7RT, RECENT
The black leather box with leather and silk jacquard lining, fitted with three rotors, with ten rotating programmes, storage for four wristwatches and a compartment for straps, with silvered clasp
260 x 178 x 158 mm.
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