Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 86

Gérald Genta
Ref. G 2796.7, quartz, date, day, moon phases, AM-PM indication, GMT, alarm, dark grey dial; “Gefica”; bronze and black onyx; “NOS” (New Old Stock)

EUR 900 - 1,800

USD 1,100 - 2,200 / HKD 8,300 - 16,600

Sold: EUR 1,950

Bronze, quartz, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with snap-on case-back, case-band with two rows of dots, “Vendôme”-type screwed lugs, inner black onyx bezel, dark grey dial with luminescent dots and six horological complications:
• Date of the month (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
• Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock; indications given in English)
• Phases of the moon (aperture at 12 o’clock)
• Diurnal (day-time) and nocturnal (night-time) hours with a 24-hour (AMPM) indication (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
• Two-time zone (same hour hand independently adjustable by the corrector at 7:30)
• Alarm (exterior graduation with red central index; anti-clockwise setting by the crown); not working

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2**

Very good

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Gérald Genta, Geneva

Model Gefica Safari

Reference G 2796.7

Year circa 1980-1990

Movement No. 97 990

Case No. 40 633

Bracelet black leather GG strap

Buckle stainless steel and bronze GG double folding deployant clasp with attached compass

Diameter 33.6 mm

Signature dial, case and movement


*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