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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 535

IWC, MARK IX, ?SPECIAL WATCH FOR PILOTS? International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, ?Mark IX?, movement No. 1010248, case No. 983872. Made circa 1936. Fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel aviator?s wristwatch with inner revolving bezel with a later IWC steel buckle.

C. Three-body, brushed, concave lugs, revolving bezel with large triangle indicator, snap-on caseback. D. Black with white painted luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Luminous skeleton hands. M. Cal. 83, rhodium plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.

CHF 15,000 - 25,000

USD 16,000 - 27,000 / EUR 12,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 32,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original