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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 84

JAQUET DROZ ? CERAMIC ? GRANDE SECONDS LIMITED EDITION NO. 73/88 Jaquet Droz, Genève, "Grande Seconde," No. 73/88. Made in a limited edition of 88 pieces in 2009. Very fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, black ceramic wristwatch with off-center and large subsidiary black dial, power reserve indication and a black ceramic Jaquet Droz double deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back, rounded band and bezel, curved concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Black with off-center dial for the hours and minutes with painted radial Roman and Arabic numerals, below a large subsidiary dial for the seconds with painted seconds track and 10-seconds Arabic markers, red sector for the power reserve indication at 9. Oxydized gold alpha hands, large red second hand. M. Cal. 4063D.4, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, twin barrels. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 44 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

CHF 300 - 4,500 / EUR 2,800 - 4,200

Sold: USD 8,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original