27 October 2003
GERALD GENTA. A UNIQUE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT 18K PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND POWER RESERVE
Signed Gerald Genta, Model Grande Sonnerie Retrograde, No. 1, Ref. G0026-6, Case No. 69800, circa 1994
With highly engraved skeletonised gilt finished lever movement signed Gerald Genta No. 1, 57 jewels, pierced GG rotor engraved with Grande Sonnerie, one minute tourbillon with polished steel frame and GG tourbillon bridge, the lavender mother-of-pearl dial with applied Arabic and luminous dot numerals, luminous hands, inner concentric retrograde date sector, five subsidiary dials indicating the power reserve for the striking and going-train, seconds, indication for Grande or Petite Sonnerie and Silence or Chime, windows for day, month and leap year indication, the heavy circular case with fluted bezel and bar lugs, bi-directional winding crown for the going train in one direction and the striking train in the other, repeating mechanism activated by button at 9, additional crowns at 7 for Grande or Petite Sonnerie and at 11 for Silence or Chime function, glazed display back secured by six screws, together with an 18k pink gold Gerald Genta double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
This watch is accompanied by a Gerald Genta wooden presentation box with outer packaging, certificate and humidity regulator
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To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Gerald Genta company in 1994, Gerald genta designed and produced the present watch - one of four unique watches - each unique in the metal usd or in terms of complications.
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