Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 88

IWC PORTUGUESE - RÉPÉTITION MINUTES, FIRST GENERATION PINK GOLD IWC, International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Portuguese - Répétition Minutes", No. 149/250, movement No. 2848012, case No. 2852789, Ref. 5240. Made in a limited edition of 250 pieces, circa 2000. Very fine and rare, large, minute-repeating, 18K pink gold wristwatch with an 18K pink gold IWC buckle. Accmpanied by an extra IWC leather strap.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

USD 22,000 - 33,000 / EUR 17,000 - 25,000

Sold: CHF 37,500

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent case back with sapphire crystal, concave bezel and lugs. D. Matte silver with applied pink gold Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial at 9, outer engraved dot minute division. Pink gold feuille hands. M. Cal. 95290, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 54 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original