Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 184
Urwerk, Genève, Ref. 102, Nightwatch, No. 8/10, made in the 1990's. Fine, unusual, and rare, self-winding, waterresistant, 44 hours autonomy, eloxated aluminium and platinum gentleman's wristwatch with leather strap and matching Urwerk buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and a certificate.
C. Two-body, brushed, eight straight lugs, platinum case back with screws, screwed winding crown, sapphire crystal. D. Eloxated aluminium with an arch shaped aperture spanning from the 9 to the 3, five diamond indexes on the underside of the arch separate the hour into four 15-minute quadrants, a painted Arabic numeral traverses the arch and the time is indicated by its location in relation to the indexes. M. ETA caliber 2892 A2, 21 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, modified with Urwerk's Maltese cross system in beryllium bronze. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38mm. Thickness 12 mm.
Estimate: 4,000 USD - 5,000 USD
Estimate: 3,100 EUR - 4,000 EUR
Grading system

C 3 D 2-01 M 3 A
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The Nightwatch This watch, a limited edition of 10 pieces, was made as a tribute to the Campanus Nightclock from 1656, which is a fine early example of the Maltese cross system of timekeeping.
Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
20-09-2006
Sold including buyer's premium:
11,800 USD