16 February 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GOLD, GILT METAL AND ONYX GYROMATIC WRISTWATCH, BY GIRARD PERREGAUX
Automatic movement, ticking but may soon need to be cleaned and oiled, 10 onyx plaques, with chipping and cracking due to normal wear, band not original to watch, length adjustable, case inscribed "To our most famous newsboy, Red Bank Register, 3-9-61"
Dial signed Girard Perregaux
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