Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 14

CHOPARD - ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION Chopard, Genève, "Elton John AIDS Foundation" No. 17/2000, case No. 793799, Ref. 8331. Made in a limited edition of 2000 pieces for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 2004. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, date and a stainless steel Chopard buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box. To be sold without reserve

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

USD 1,100 - 2,200 / EUR 800 - 1,700

Sold: CHF 3,750

C. Three-body, polished, straight lugs, dedicated transparent case back secured by 8 screws, sapphire crystal. D. Two-color green and silver, oeil-de-perdrix decoration with painted luminous radial Arabic numerals, outer minute and 1/5th seconds divisions, inclined outermost tachometer graduated to 400 unite/hour, subsidiary gray dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers, aperture for the date between 4 and 5. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. based Eta 2894-2, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes and oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 4 positions, self-compensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator, hack mechanism. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 11.5 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original