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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 264

GREUBEL FORSEY INVENTION PIECE NO. 3, WHITE GOLD Greubel Forsey, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Swiss, Inventor Watchmakers, "Invention Piece 3," No. 04/11, case No. 01 767. Made in a limited edition of 11 pieces in white gold in circa 2007 . Extremely fine and rare, important, heavy, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with 24-hour indication, 25° inclined visible inner 24-second tourbillon regulator, 72-hour power reserve indicator and an 18K white gold Greubel Forsey double deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original wooden suede lined box with beveled glass window, numbered certificate of authenticity, pouch and white gloves.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, 3 dimensional, variable geometry-shaped lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, lateral sapphire crystal, sapphire crystals. Silver, central and outer band engraved in gold, 24-hour time indication combined with minutes, arabic numerals on two plain reserves, subsidiary dial for the seconds at 5, power-reserve indication at 2, 24-second tourbillon indication at 7. Red arrow indicator for the hours, blue for the minutes. Cal. GF01n, rhodium-plated, 42 jewels, lateral lever escapement, inner 25° inclined 24 second tourbillon, self-compensating balance spring with Phillips terminal curve.

CHF 200,000 - 300,000

HKD 1,770,000 - 2,655,000 / USD 228,000 - 343,000


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 43.5 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm.