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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 618

IWC, REF. 3705, FLIEGERCHRONOGRAPH, CERAMIC A fine and rare, self-winding, ceramic chronograph wristwatch with day and date.

Brand IWC

Model Fliegerchronograph

Reference Ref. 3705

Year 1997

Bracelet Leather with stainless steel IWC buckle

Numbers Case N. 2'561'751

Caliber 7902

Dimensions 39 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

Accessories Original fitted box, warranty card, warranty booklet, original invoice, service card and service invoice

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 28,000 - 44,000 / USD 3,500 - 5,500

Sold: CHF 12,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-54-02

Very good

Service dial

HANDS Service hands


Notes

The IWC Fliegerchronograph was one of the first ceramic made chronographs (an earlier model of the Da Vinci did exist) and quickly found a cult following among IWC collectors. Known to be extremely difficult to work with and prone to scratching combined with a high retail price at the time of launch, some estimate its total 2/3 years production run to around 2000 pieces. Bought new by the consignor, a great full set reference 3705.