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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 55

BAUME & MERCIER REF. 35129 TEN DOLLAR COIN WRISTWATCH Baume & Mercier, Coin Watch, case No. 668281, Ref. 35129. Made in the 1980s. Fine, 18K yellow gold midsize wristwatch inserted in a $10 US gold coin with a gold-plated Baume & Mercier buckle.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, graduated bezel, reeded band and bezel, straight reeded lugs, cabochon sapphire -set winding crown, snap-on case back, sapphire crystal. Ten dollar coin dial. Black gold baton hands. Cal. BM777, copper color, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 1,300 - 2,300

HKD 10,500 - 13,800 / CHF 1,200 - 2,100

Sold: USD 1,625


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIM. 28 mm. THICKNESS 7 mm.