Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 09, 2021

LOT 111


CHF 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 12,000 - 20,000 / USD 1,500 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 6,875

A fine, rare and unusual, keyless, sterling silver, hunting-cased pocket watch. Designed by Prof. Ernst Fuchs. Made in a limited edition of 5000 pieces in the 1980s. No. 5/5000.

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand International Watch Co.

Model Scarabaeus

Reference 5420

Year Sold 25.09.1993

Movement No. 2358955

Case No. 2300676

Caliber 9820, gilt, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator

Dimensions 56 mm

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories original certificate


IWC hunting case Pocket Watch ‘’Scarabaeus’’ was designed by the Viennese artist Prof. Ernst Fuchs (1930 to 2015). The model was limited to 5000 pieces but only 150 pieces were made in silver and 20 in gold.