Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 129

De Bethune
Ref. DB 5Y, self-winding, centre-seconds;
18K yellow gold

EUR 6,000 - 8,000

USD 7,200 - 9,500 / HKD 56,000 - 74,000

Sold: EUR 28,600

18K yellow gold, self-winding, round-shaped, large gentleman’s wristwatch, with ogival lugs, water-resistant with case-back screwed by six screws, silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial with radial Roman numerals and centre-seconds.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand De Bethune, L’Auberson (Jura Vaudois)

Reference DB 5Y

Year 2002

Case No. 005

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold DB buckle

Diameter 41.9 mm

Caliber 2072

Dimensions 47.4 x 41.9 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, certificate of origin (blank)


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of
temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU