Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 121

CHOPARD REF. 16/8449 L.U.C STEEL GMT REGULATOR Chopard, "L.U.C Chronometer Regulator," No. 033/250, movement No. 103417, case No. 1181989, Ref. 16/8449. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces in 2008, sold December 11th, 2008. Very fine, 8-day going, two-time-zone, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with regulator-type dial, twin-barrels, 24-hour night and day indication for the second time- zone, power-reserve indication and a stainless steel Chopard double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Certificate of Origin, Chronometer Certificate, guarantee, instruction manual and spare strap.

HKD 45,000 - 60,000

USD 6,000 - 8,000 / EUR 4,500 - 6,000

Sold: HKD 52,500

C. Two-body, polished, concave lugs, button on the band at 8 for advancing the second time- zone hand in one-hour increments, transparent back with 8 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Anthracite and silver with applied radial white gold Arabic numerals on an outer reserve, outer minute divisions, subsidiary ring dials at 3 for the hours with painted gold Arabic numerals, for the 24-hour second time- zone with day and night indication at 9, for the seconds at 6 and 8-day power-reserve sector at 12. Luminous blued steel dauphine hands. M. Cal. 4RT, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, twin barrels, 39 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original