29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 20,000
HKD 16,000 - HKD 24,000
IWC, "PORSCHE DESIGN"
TITANIUM CHRONOGRAPH BRACELET WATCH WITH DATE DISPLAY
NO. 2545535, CIRCA 1990
Quartz movement, the black dial with luminescent hour markers and hands, tachymetric scale on the flange, three subrings for small seconds, minute and hour counters, aperture for the date, in two-part case, screw-down back, two integrated chronograph pushers in the band, integrated titanium pd bracelet, case and dial signed
Diameter: 36 mm.
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Accompanied by an IWC presentation box and certificate.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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