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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 57

HAAS NEVEUX DIGITAL PERPETUAL CALENDAR PLATINUM Haas Neveux & Cie, Genève, No. 20544. Made circa 1900. Very fine, rare and elegant platinum and enamel keyless slim jump hour digital Art Deco dress watch with digital perpetual calendar. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

Three-piece, "bassine" polished, monogrammed back. Silver, matted, eccentric jump hour aperture at the lower part, above aperture for Arabic digital minutes, above that an apertures for digital days of the week, date and months. 40.6 mm. (18'''), rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel flat balance spring.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 17,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*

Good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Signed on dial and case, same number on the movement and case. DIAM. 46 mm. THICKNESS 7.5 mm. A very elegant slim watch. HAAS NEVEUX watches in platinum cases are rare. Digital perpetual calendar watches were introduced by Haas to the design of ROBERT CART. This one is particularly interesting because it also has a digital time display. Antiquorum has only ever sold 2 other examples, only 7 numbers away from this model.