30 November 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
VAN DER BAUWEDE. A SILVER AND DIAMOND-SET TONNEAU-SHAPED AUTOMATIC DAY DATE CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET
Signed Van der Bauwede, Geneve, Model Magnum Quarterback, No. 370, circa 2000
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the brushed silvered dial with luminous Arabic numerals and hands, windows for day and date at 3, three engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, the large tonneau-shaped case with diamond-set grid, two chronograph buttons in the band, back secured by six screws, together with a silver Van der Bauwede fancy-link bracelet and concealed double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
48 mm. long; overall length approximately 190 mm.
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This watch is accompanied by a Van der Bauwede presentation box with outer packaging.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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