Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 51

Hamilton Watch Co.
Ref. 11001-3, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, date; “Chrono-Matic” “Fontainebleau”; stainless steel

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

EUR 1,400 - 2,300 / USD 1,650 - 2,700 / HKD 12,600 - 21,000


Sold: CHF 1,187

Stainless steel, self-winding, horizontal truncated tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, left-hand winding-crown, silver colour and dark grey dial with three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the mont (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Hamilton, Bienne / Biel

Model “Chrono-Matic” “Fontainebleau”

Reference 11001-3

Year circa 1970

Movement No. unnumbered (based on Büren calibre)

Case No. unnumbered

Material stainless steel

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle stainless steel deployant clasp

Caliber 11, micro-rotor (with left-hand winding-crown)

Height 47 mm.

Width 41.6 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.