Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 166

IWC SQUELETTE, YELLOW GOLD International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, ?Squelette?, movement No. 2459680, case No. 2452184, Ref. 2701. Made in the 1990s. Very fine and elegant, thin, skeletonized, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold IWC buckle.

CHF 7,200 - 11,500

USD 7,800 - 13,000 / EUR 6,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 8,750

C. Two-body, solid, polished, curved lugs, rounded bezel, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Transparent with painted radial Roman numerals on a plain reserve. Black baton hands. M. Cal. 2117, gilt brass, hand-engraved and skeletonized, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, 21K yellow gold hand-engraved and skeletonized off-center rotor. Dial and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness: 5 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original