29 November 2007
GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL. A FINE AND VERY RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
SIGNED GLASHÜTTE ORIGINAL, GLASHÜTTE I/SA, 03/10, MODEL "SENATOR CHRONOGRAPH", RETAILED BY WEMPE, CIRCA 2005
Cal. GU49-10 three-quarter plate nickel-finished lever movement, 45 jewels, screwed gold chatons, mono-metallic compensation balance, hand-engraved balance bridge, the black matte dial with applied white gold baton numerals, outer tachymeter scale with dot accents, white gold dauphine hands, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in heavy circular case with stepped bezel, downturned lugs, two chronograph buttons in the band, case back inscribed 100 Jahre Wempe Chronometerwerke secured by five screws, together with a platinum Glashütte Original buckle, case, dial and movement signed
39 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a Glashütte Original presentation box with outer packaging, glazed display back, manual and Certificate of Authenticity dated 1 November 2005.
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