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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 29

CHOPARD REFERENCE 161920, “L.U.C XP URUSHI GOLDFISH”, 18K WHITE GOLD, AUTOMATIC

18K white gold, self-winding (micro-rotor), round-shaped, gentleman's wristwatch, water-resistant with transparent case-back with 8 screwed, "Urushi" style 5 gold fishes enamel painting. A copy of original drowing from manufacturer.

Brand Chopard

Model "L.U.C XP Urushi"

Reference Ref. 161920

Year 2010

Caliber 96HM

Bracelet leather strap, with Chopard 18K white gold buckle

Accessories original fitted "Urushi" dome box and outer wooden box; certificate of origin, international guarantee

Dimensions Ø 39.5 mm.

Signed dial, case and movement

HKD 120,000 - 160,000

CHF 13,750 - 20,000 / USD 14,000 - 21,000

Sold: HKD 162,500


Grading System
Grade: Logo grading

Exceptional

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Ulysse Nardin, San Marco Chronometers This series was produced in several limited editions, since 1992, in 18K yellow gold, 18K pink gold or platinum; some of 12 or 25 and others of 35 examples. Each edition with different historical ships or naval battles on the dials, because the naval history of over 50 countries in the world has been closely associated to Ulysse Nardin for over 100 years. The first polychrome cloisonné enamel dials being enamelled by Michel Vermot, Atelier Donzé, Le Locle. All these watches are Chronometer Officially Certified. At the end of 1990’s, few watches were fitted with platinum engraved dials.On October 12, 1996, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Ulysse Nardin, Antiquorum, in a thematic auction dedicated to this manufacture, has sold a unique piece especially made for this event featuring a “Epreuve d’Artiste” (Artist Proof) dial showing the Ulysse, a three-masted sailboat (lot 164, sold for the amount of CHF 24 150.