Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 15, 2015

LOT 245

F.P. JOURNE OCTA POWER RESERVE PLATINUM F.P. Journe, Invenit et Fecit, Octa Power Reserve, Automatic, No. 541-A. Sold January 18th, 2013. Very fine and rare, self-winding, platinum Chronometer wristwatch with 120-hour power reserve indicator, large date and a platinum F.P. Journe buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee, instruction booklet, pouch and a spare strap.

USD 18,000 - 24,000

HKD 140,000 - 186,000 / CHF 18,000 - 24,000

Sold: USD 25,000

Two-body, solid, polished, concave lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. Off-center, guilloche silver with painted radial Arabic numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers with subsidiary seconds dial, secured to a grey 18K white gold plate by 3 screws, sector for the 120-hour power reserve indication, aperture for the large double digit date. Blued steel Journe hands. Cal. 1300-2, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic 4-arm balance with 4 timing weights adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, off-center bi-directional 22K gold guilloche rotor.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed, movement also engraved Exclusive Power Reserve System and Precision Chronometer. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm.