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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 265

BREITLING - PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH ? LIMITED EDITION Breitling, "Navitimer - Chronographe Quantième Perpétuel Etanche,? No. 25/25. Made in a limited edition of 25 pieces in 1998. Very fine and rare, astronomic, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with moon phases, perpetual calendar, 52 weeks, round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, slide rule and an 18K yellow gold Breitling deployant clasp. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, solid, polished, bidirectional revolving notched and graduated bezel, screwed-down case back with embossed logo, lapidated lugs, sapphire crystal. D. Bicolor navy blue and matte silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials at 12 for the seconds, the 60-minute register, the 4 seasons and the days of the month; at 3 for the 52 weeks and the aperture for the moon phases; at 6 for the days of the week, the 12-hour register and the 24 hours; at 9 for the 30-minute register, the months and the leap year; outer tachometer graduation in miles and km and a logarithmic slide rule. Luminous yellow gold epée hands. M. Cal. 39, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 37 jewels, monometallic balance, adjusted, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 42 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

USD 5,000 - 7,000

CHF 3,800 - 5,500 / EUR 3,500 - 5,000

Sold: USD 10,625


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original