Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 238
"Skeletal Minute Repeater" International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Portuguèse", Skeletonized Minute Repeater, No. 06/50, Ref. 5241. Made in a limited edition of 50 examples in circa 2006. Very fine and rare, oversized, skeletonized, minute-repeating, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K white gold IWC deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden box and certificate.
C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent case back, concave bezel and lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Skeletonized with outer minute track on a plain reserve. Blued steel "feuille" hands. M. Cal. 16 1/2 ''', skeletonized, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 54 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band. Case and movement signed. Diam 43 mm. Thickness 12 mm.
Estimate: 35,000 USD - 45,000 USD
Estimate: 27,000 EUR - 35,000 EUR
Grading system

C 1 D 1-01 M 1 AAA
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Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
28-03-2007
Sold including buyer's premium:
60,180 USD