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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 90

HAUTLENCE HLS 07 TITANIUM AND PVD COATED TITANIUM Hautlence, Horlogerie Suisse, "HLs 07", "Three Dimensional", No. HLs 07-05/88. Made in a limited edition of 88 pieces, circa 2009. Very fine and very unusual, innovative, TV-shaped, water- resistant, titanium and PVD coated titanium wristwatch with 3-dimensional dial, simultaneous jumping hours and retrograde minutes, dragging seconds, 40 hour power reserve and a titanium Hautlence deployant clasp

Three-body, curved, matte and polished, built to the 16:9 ratio of a television screen, stepped band, inclined bezel with four special screws, down-turned lugs, transparent back with four special screws, curved sapphire crystals. Bi color, silver and black, 3-dimensional, applied polished steel baton and Arabic minute numerals on an inclined sector, inner luminous minute divisions, offset hour chapter ring with luminous Arabic numerals, smoked crystal obscuring the hour numerals and with aperture for the current hour beneath a cyclops lens, subsidiary dial for the dragging seconds, visible brushed steel levers for the retrograde minutes, brushed steel mask. Luminous steel skeleton arrow minute hand. Cal. HL, rectangular, gray brushed, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement with 21,600 beats per hour, free-sprung monometallic balance, selfc ompensating flat balance spring, shock absorber.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 56,000 - 72,000 / USD 7,300 - 9,400

Sold: CHF 8,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, crystal and movement signed. DIM. 46 x 41 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.