Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 189

IWC INGENIEUR EARLY MODEL STEEL International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Ingenieur," No. 1295756, case No. 1331991, Ref. 666A. Made circa 1955. Fine and rare, water-resistant, center seconds, antimagnetic, self-winding with "Pellaton" system, stainless steel "Staybrite" wristwatch. Accompanied by the original warranty (hand-filled due to a mistake from the retailer)

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

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

Sold: CHF 4,250

Three-body, polished and brushed, antimagnetic cap to protect the movement against magnetic fields, screwed-down caseback, flat inclined bezel, concave lugs. Brushed silver with applied steel faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute divisions. Luminous steel dauphine hands. Cal. 853, 10 ½''', rhodium plated, oeil-deperdrix decoration, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator, Pellaton system winding.

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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: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12.5 mm.