Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 248

JAQUET DROZ REF. J012624 TRIPLE DATE "LES LUNES" WHITE GOLD Jaquet Droz, Genève, "Les Lunes," case No. 1 / 8, Ref. J012624. Made in a limited edition of only 8 pieces in the 2000s. Very fine and rare, large, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with triple date, retrograde moon phases indication and a stainless steel deployant clasp. Accompanied by a pouch and service invoice dated May 18th, 2015.

USD 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 39,000 - 54,000 / CHF 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: USD 9,375

Three-body, solid, polished, curved band, correctors on the band, concave lugs, snap on transparent back, sapphire crystals. Two-tone guilloche silver and opalescent navy blue with apertures for the days and the months, sector at 6 for the retrograde moon phases indication, brushed white gold circular frame secured by two blued steel screws, outermost black reserve for the date with Arabic white numerals. Blued steel alpha hands. Cal. 6553L.4, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to five positions, self-compensating flat balance spring, shock absorber, sunray guilloche rotor.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.