29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 6,325
USD 6,000 - USD 6,500
GERALD GENTA. AN 18 CARAT GOLD SELF-WINDING WATERPROOF OCTAGONAL-SHAPED WRISTWATCH WITH TRIPLE CALENDAR AND MOONPHASE
signed gerald genta, retailed by fred, recent
With nickel-finished lever movement, 35 jewels, mono-metallic compensation, nickel-finished rotor, the white matt dial with Roman numerals, four subsidiary dials indicating day and month in French, date and phases of the moon, the octangonal-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back, "T" lugs, sapphire-set crown, together with an 18 carat gold buckle, case and movement signed, dial signed by retailer.
34 mm. diam.
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