Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 32

IWC REF. 5001 PORTUGUESE AUTOMATIC 7 DAYS STEEL International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Portuguese, 7 Days Power Reserve, Automatic," No. 2697069, case No. 3165441, Ref. 500107. Sold May 23rd, 2006. Fine, large, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, 7-day power reserve and a stainless steel IWC deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee and instruction booklet.

USD 5,500 - 7,500

HKD 43,000 - 58,000 / CHF 5,200 - 7,100

Sold: USD 8,750

Three-body, polished and brushed, concave lugs, transparent screwed down case back, sapphire crystals. Silver with applied blued steel Arabic numerals, subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds and the up-and-down indication, outer minute track, aperture for the date at 6. Blued steel feuille hands. Cal. C 51010, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with timing screws, adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung balance spring, skeletonized bidirectional rotor with gold medallion inlay engraved "IWC - Probus Scafusia - Seven (7) Days Power- Reserve." Dial, case and movement signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.