Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 403

JAQUET DROZ GRANDE SECONDE, WHITE GOLD Jaquet Droz, "Grande Seconde," No. 4/8, movement No. 668000, Ref. J033034-62. Made in a limited edition of 8 examples in the 2000s. Fine and rare, large, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with regulator-style dial, oversized seconds indication and an 18K white gold Jaquet Droz buckle.

CHF 5,000 - 8,000

USD 5,500 - 8,700 / EUR 4,000 - 6,500

Sold: CHF 8,750

C. Three-body, solid, polished, transparent case back, rounded band and bezel, curved concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Silver engraved in sunburst pattern, off-center dial for the hours and minutes with painted radial Roman numerals, below a large subsidiary dial for the seconds with painted seconds track and 10-seconds Arabic markers. Blued steel alpha hands. M. Cal. 2663.4, rhodiumplated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring, twin barrels. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original