Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 28

Chronograph, minute and hour counters, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases; 18K yellow gold

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

EUR 2,300 - 3,200 / USD 2,700 - 3,800 / HKD 21,000 - 29,400

Sold: CHF 3,250

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, fluted case-band, with sapphire-crystal snap-on case-back, white guilloché (engine-turned) dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and seven horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two olive-shaped push-pieces)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (exterior graduation with central hand)
· Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Chatelain, Geneva

Year circa 1990-2000

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 33 (by Eric Monnier, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Diameter 36 mm.

Caliber 13’’’ (based on Valjoux 886 ebauche by Raymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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