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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 121

Steel Navitimer Breitling, Genève, "Navitimer," case No. 1223939, Ref. 806. Made in the late 1960s. Fine, large, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, telemeter and slide-rule. Accompanied by an autographed copy of an auction catalogue.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, case back with logo, bidirectional revolving reeded and graduated bezel, lapidated lugs. D. Black with luminous indexes and Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer telemeter and slide-rule graduations. Luminous baton hands. M. Cal. 178, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 13 mm. From the Collection of Orlando Bloom

USD 1,000 - 2,000

EUR 750 - 1,500 / CHF 1,100 - 2,300

Sold: USD 5,040


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Notes

ORLANDO BLOOM
Orlando Bloom is a classically trained English actor. In 1999, two days after graduating from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he was cast in his first major role in ?The Lord of the Rings'. At the same time, he played a role in the war film ?Black Hawk Down?. These movies led to leading roles in the trilogy ?Pirates of the Caribbean? and ?Troy?, ?Elizabethtown? and ?Kingdom of Heaven.? The success of these films established Orlando Bloom as a Hollywood star and leading man. He stars in the upcoming films ?New York, I Love You?, ?Sympathy for Delicious? and ?Main Street'. Orlando Bloom is an Ambassador for UNICEF.