16 July 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,938
GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
GERALD GENTA: AN 18ct. GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASE signed Gerald Genta, circa 1995.
33-jewel self-winding lever movement, adjusted to five positions, malachite dial with gilt Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for month, four year cycle, day, date and moonphase aperture, gilt hands, octagonal case with stepped bezel, single lugs, snap on back, calendar pushers in the band, cabochon set winding crown, maker's strap with 18ct. gold buckle, case, movement and dial signed, 32mm.
This lot is sold with Gerald Genta boxes, booklet and 18ct. gold setting pusher.
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This lot is sold with Gerald Genta boxes setting tool and instruction booklet.
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