Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 22, 2013

LOT 15

FREDERIQUE CONSTANT TOURBILLON HIGHLIFE PLATINUM Frederique Constant, Genève, ?Tourbillon Highlife?, No. 8, Ref. FC-800. Made in a limited edition of 99 examples in 2003. Very fine, water-resistant platinum wristwatch with visible one-minute flying tourbillon regulator, date and platinum Frederique Constant buckle.

HKD 100,000 - 150,000

USD 13,000 - 20,000 / CHF 12,000 - 18,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel and band, curved lugs, transparent case back with 8 screws, sapphire crystals
D. Matte silver with painted radial black Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds division, subsidiary dial for the date at 12, aperture for the tourbillon at 6. Black ?pear? hands
M. Cal. FC-800, rhodium-plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 25 jewels, straightline lever escapement with one-minute flying tourbillon regulator, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-11-01


Slightly worn

HANDS Original