29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 25,300
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
BREGUET. AN 18 CARAT GOLD SELF-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASES
signed breguet, no. 1841, recent
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the engine-turned gilt dial with polished outer chapter ring with Roman numerals, three subsidiary dials indicating day, date and month with leap year in indication in French, sector for phases of the moon with lunar calendar, blued steel moon-style hands, the circular case with coin-edged band, extended lugs, sapphire-set crown, together with an 18 carat gold setting pin, together with an 18 carat gold Breguet buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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