15 May 2006
Breguet. A fine 18K gold self-winding calendar wristwatch with phases of the moon
Signed Breguet, No. 312, Classique model, case no. 312 E, Ref. 3330, circa 1997
Cal. 502QSE nickel-finished lever movement, 35 jewels, 21K gold rotor, the engine-turned silvered gold dial with Roman numerals on blank chapter ring, blued steel Breguet hands, two windows for day and date, aperture for phases of the moon combined with lunar calendar, in circular case with coin-edged band, cabochon sapphire-set crown, snap on back, straight lugs, 18K gold Breguet buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Breguet Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie, instruction manual and green leather presentation box.
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