Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016

LOT 35

GIRARD PERREGAUX TRIBUTE TO ENZO FERRARI PLATINUM THREE GOLDEN BRIDGES TOURBILLON PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH Girard-Perregaux, La-Chaux-de-Fonds, "Tribute to Enzo Ferrari Tourbillon," Ref. 99190. Made in a limited edition of 349 examples. The World Premier of this watch was held in Shanghai on March 9, 2004. Extremely fine, rare and important, large, platinum, water resistant to 30 meters, wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator under three 18K pink gold bridges, perpetual calendar, round-button chronograph, registers, day and night and 24-hour indications, tachymeter and an 18K white gold Girard- Perregaux deployant clasp.

HKD 380,000 - 620,000

USD 49,000 - 80,000 / CHF 47,500 - 77,000

Sold: HKD 750,000

Three-body, massive, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, curved lugs, transparent back with six screws, sapphire crystals. "Rainbow", matte black with luminous red-outlined Arabic numerals, outer tachymeter scale, facsimile signature "Enzo Ferrari" at 12, subsidiary dials for the date and seconds, four year cycle and 30-minute register, days of the week and 12-hour register, day and night indication with 24-hours. Luminous white skeleton hour and minute hands, red chronograph hand. Cal. GP9982, guilloche and oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 3 polished pink gold bridges, 37 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator, tourbillon carriage of the type designed by Ernest Guinand, monometallic balance, self-compensating special alloy Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Dial and case signed. DIAM. 43 mm. THICKNESS 17.5 mm. GIRARD-PERREGAUX for FERRARI Between 1994 and 2004, Girard-Perregaux and Ferrari were in partnership with a co-branding agreement which gave birth to an extraordinary collection of watches with chronographs and complications. The present watch, a tribute to ENZO FERRARI is one of the most remarkable pieces from this collection showcasing the manufacturer's iconic Three Golden Bridge Tourbillon first patented in March 25, 1884. 349 examples of the ENZO FERRARI tribute wristwatch were made to equal the 349 examples of Ferrari Enzo car launched in 2002.