Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatches, Clocks
LOT 356
Movado, "Polyplan" Chronomètre,Ref. 4009. Production of this reference started in 1912. Patented on June 7, 1912.Very fine and rare, large, rectangular curved, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch.
C.two-body, solid, polished, hinged case back, top winder, extended lugs. D. matte silver with radium-coated painted radial Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds square dial. "Spade" skeleton radium-coated blued steel hands. M. Swiss Patent, June 7, 1912, Cal. 400, tonneau and curved, both ends of movement plate angled downwards by 25°, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, 4 adjusments, Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 22 x 56 mm.
Estimate: 12,000 CHF - 14,000 CHF
Estimate: 8,300 EUR - 9,700 EUR
Estimate: 9,000 USD - 10,500 USD
Grading system

C 3 D 28 - 01 M 4* AA
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A similar watch is published in "The Movado History" by Fritz von Osterhausen, A. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 1996, p. 35.
Collector's Pocket Watches, Wristwatches, Clocks
12-04-2003
Sold including buyer's premium:
13,800 CHF