Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016

LOT 275

IWC REF. 3770 GRANDE COMPLICATION PINK GOLD Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Grande Complication," Ref. 3770. Made in a limited edition of 50 pieces in 2008. Very fine and extremely rare, important, minute-repeating, self-winding 18K pink gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, secular perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K pink gold IWC buckle. Accompanied by a guarantee card (blank), certificate (blank), booklet, commemorative plaque and a book: The Grand Complication by IWC.

HKD 400,000 - 550,000

USD 51,500 - 71,000 / CHF 50,000 - 68,000

Sold: HKD 750,000

Three-body, solid, polished, case back with 6 screws, inclined bezel, curved straight lugs, screwed-down winding crown, repeat slide to the band. sapphire crystal. Slate-gray with applied faceted pink gold baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, the date, days of the week, and the months, apertures for the four-digit year and the phases of the moon. Pink gold dauphine hands Cal. 79091, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 68 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm.