31 May 2007
F.P. JOURNE. A VERY FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION PLATINUM AUTOMATIC FLYBACK CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
SIGNED F.P. JOUNRE, INVENIT ET FECIT, MODEL "OCTA CHRONOGRAPHE", NO. 88/99-02C, CIRCA 2002
With nickel-finished lever movement, 22 jewels, engine-turned 22k white gold rotor, the ruthenium and silvered dial with Arabic numerals on eccentric engine-turned silvered time display, blued steel hands, outer five minute divisions, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 60 minutes register, window for date, in circular case with two chronograph buttons in the band, glazed display back secured by six screws, together with a platinum F.P. Jounre buckle, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a F.P. Journe presentation box with outer packaging.
This watch is number 88 of a rare limited edition of 99 examples produced, with the very rare ruthenium dial and plates to the movement.
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