Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 14

BREITLING MONTBRILLANT ''ECLIPSE'' Montbrillant Eclipse Automatic, Serie Speciale Ref. A43030. Made circa 2000. Fine and rare, stainless steel, water-resistant, self-winding Chronometer wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, telemeter, slide-rule, date, moon phases, mnemonic world- time chart and an 18K yellow gold Breitling deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original box

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,100 - 4,200

Sold: CHF 2,500

Three-body, polished, bidirectional revolving reeded bezel, faceted lugs, screw-down back engraved with the Breitling logo and world-time mnemonic chart aoround the border, sapphire crystal. Silver with large luminous Arabic numerals, outer fifths of a second divisions and telemeter scale, outermost slide-rule on a silver ring revolving with the bezel, subsidiary dials for the seconds and 30-minute register, apertures for the date and moon phases. Luminous steel alpha hands. Cal. 43 based on Valjoux 7758, rhodium-plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, selfcompensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 41 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.