Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
CORUM PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON INAUGURATION WATCH Corum, Coin-Like Watch, movement No. 84085, case No. 121525. Made in the 1960s. Fine and rare, thin, yellow gold wristwatch with a bas-relief of Lyndon Johnson on the case back and an 18K yellow gold Corum buckle.
Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, graduated bezel, reeded band, straight lugs, snap-on case back with a bas-relief of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, cabochon sapphire-set winding crown, sapphire crystal. Coin-like dial decorated with the map of The United States, in relief: PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INAUGURATED JANUARY 20, 1965. Black gold baton hands. Cal. 9```, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self compensating flat balance spring.