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New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 38

Breguet Steel Type XX Aeronavale Breguet. ?Type XX, - Aeronavale, Automatic," case No. 34852, Ref. 3807. Made in a limited edition in the 1990's. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button fly-back chronograph, registers and a stainless steel Breguet link bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box and certificate.

C. Three-body, polished, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated bi-directional revolving bezel, reeded band, transparent case back, sapphire crystal. D. Blue with painted Arabic numerals and luminous indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 582, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 15 mm. Approx. overall length: 180 mm.

USD 3,000 - 4,000

EUR 2,200 - 3,000 / CHF 3,200 - 4,300

Sold: USD 5,280


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

The Type XX Translatlantique Limited Edition was characterized by its navy blue dial and transparent case back.