Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 515

IWC, UTC SAINT EXUPERY, PINK GOLD Made in a limited "Antoine de Saint Exupery" edition of 500 pieces, sold in June 2009. Fine and rare, two time zone, independently adjustable hour hand as the time zone corrector (TZC), self-winding, water resistant, antimagnetic, 18K pink gold wristwatch with date and an 18K pink gold IWC buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee card, instruction booklet and a hard cover book "Wind, Sand and Stars" by Antoine de Saint- Exupery in English and German.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 10,000

Two-body, polished and brushed, concave lugs, stepped bezel, screwed-down case back embossed with a scene depicting 1 airplane in the air and engraved: "International Watch Co. Edition Saint Exupery," antimagnetic protection shield, sapphire crystal. Brown with applied luminous pink gold Arabic numerals and luminous baton and triangular indexes, outer minute/ seconds track with 5-minute/second Arabic markers, apertures for the date at 3 and the second time zone at 6. Luminous white gold lozenge hands. Cal. 30170, rhodium plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1-8

As new

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.