Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 91

IWC REF. 3712 PORTUGUESE SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONO STEEL International Watch Co. Schaffhausen, "Portuguese, Chronographe Rattrapante," case No. 2697928, Ref. 3712. Made circa 2004. Very fine, large, stainless steel wristwatch with round button split-seconds chronograph, register and a stainless steel IWC buckle.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 5,250

Three-body, polished and brushed, overhanging bezel, concave lugs, case back secured with 4 screws, sapphire crystal. Matte silver with applied pink gold Arabic numerals, outer dot minute track and 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials. Pink gold feuille hands. Cal. C76240, gilt brass, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 27 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

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. 41 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.