Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 11

Baume & Mercier
Ref. 1902, chronograph, minute and hour counters, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases, calibre Valjoux 72 C; stainless steel

HKD 25,900 - 43,100

CHF 3,000 - 5,000 / EUR 2,800 - 4,700 / USD 3,400 - 5,600

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and six horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (exterior graduation with central index)
· Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in English)


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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3-6 *

Good

Dial: 3-53-01

Good

Reprinted

HANDS Original

Brand Baume & Mercier, Geneva

Reference 1902

Year circa 1950-1960

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 388 506

Material stainless steel

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel buckle

Caliber 13’’’ (based on Valjoux 72 C by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 40 mm.

Width 35 mm.

Signature dial and movement