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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 22

GERALD GENTA TOURBILLON DATE, POWER RESERVE Gérald Genta, Genève, "Tourbillon", No. 03, case No. 51018, Ref. 4028.7. Made in the 1990's. Very fine and unusual, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator, date, power reserve and a Gérald Genta 18K yellow gold double deployant clasp.

Two-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, cylindrical lugs of octagonal section, transparent case back with 8 screws, sapphire crystals. Porcelain white with painted radial Roman numerals, aperture for the tourbillon regulator with crystal seconds dial with silver painted numerals, hand-engraved gold bridge, carrying the red seconds hand, outer scale for date indication, 64-hour power reserve indication. Yellow gold épée hands. Cal. 14''', stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, skeletonized and hand engraved, gilt, 29 jewels, lateral lever escapement with oneminute tourbillon regulator with A-shaped steel frame under a polished "GG" steel bridge, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, skeletonized and handengraved rotor.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 125,000 - 172,000 / USD 17,000 - 23,000

Sold: CHF 18,750

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm.