30 November 2005
ZENITH. AN 18K PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC TRIPLE CALENDAR FLY-BACK CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON
Signed Zenith, Model ChronoMaster, El Primero Flyback Chronometre, Case No. 181250 4009, circa 2002
With nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, 22k gold rotor, the engine-turned silvered dial with applied Roman numerals on chapter ring, three subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minutes and phases of the moon combined with 12 hours register, windows for day and month in Italian at 10 and 2, window for date between 4 and 5, the circular case with stepped bezel, fluted lugs, two chronograph buttons in the band, glazed display back secured by six screws, together with an 18k pink gold Zenith double deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
43 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Zenith presentation box with outer packaging, Watch Rate Certificate, adjustment tool and manual.
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
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