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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 109

Jean d’Eve
Battery-free quartz with visible rotor, date; “Samara”; gold-plated metal

HKD 2,600 - 5,100

EUR 300 - 600 / CHF 300 - 600 / USD 350 - 700


Sold: HKD 1,375

Gold-plated metal (12 microns), battery-free quartz with visible rotor, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, “Vendôme”-type lugs, transparent channel to view the rotor, elliptical gold colour dial with radial Roman numerals engraved on the inner bezel and one horological complication:
· Date of the month (exterior graduation with central index)

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Jean d’Eve, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Model “Samara”

Year circa 1990-1995

Movement No. NR 905 054

Material gold-plated metal (12 microns)

Bracelet integrated yellow gold plated-metal bracelet with double folding deployant clasp

Diameter 35.9 mm.

Caliber battery-free quartz with visible rotor powering the micro-generator

Signature movement

Accessories copies of the invention patents


Movement based on the American invention patent No. 4 910 720, delivered on March 20, 1990, to Le Phare – Jean d’Eve S..A., La Chaux-de-Fonds, for a “Watch having a visible energy producing oscillatory mass”.

Case based on the American invention patent No. 4 924 453, delivered on May 9, 1990, to Le Phare – Jean d’Eve S..A., La Chaux-de-Fonds, for a “Watch having a glass retaining strap”.


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.