29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 2,530
USD 2,200 - USD 2,500
GIRARD PERRAGAUX. AN 18 CARAT GOLD KEYLESS LEVER HUNTER CASED CHRONOGRAPH WATCH
signed girard perragaux, chaux de fond, circa 1910
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, 18 carat gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer calibrated pulsation ring, subsidiary seconds, the engine-turned case with monogram, hinged back, chronograph button in the band, case, dial and movement signed.
57 mm. diam.
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