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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2019

LOT 61

SCARABAEUS

A fine, rare and unusual, keyless, sterling silver, gold-plated hunting-cased pocket watch. Designed by Prof. Ernst Fuchs. Made in a limited edition of 5000 pieces in the 1980s. No. 14/5000.

Brand IWC

Model Scarabaeus

Reference 5420

Year Circa 1981

Movement No. 2341688

Calibre  982

Case No. 2300504

Dimensions 56 mm

Signature Case and Movement

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 4,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

 IWC hunting case Pocket Watch ‘’Scarabaeus’’ was designed by the Viennese artist Prof. Ernst Fuchs (1930 to 2015). The model was limited to 5000 pieces but only 150 pieces were made in silver and 20 in gold.