Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jun 01, 2024

LOT 254


HKD 90,000 - 150,000

EUR 10,700 - 17,900 / CHF 10,500 - 17,400 / USD 11,600 - 19,200

Sold: HKD 112,500

A very fine, amusing, impressive, creative, race car desk clock wound by the rear wheels, wind the movement like a pull-back toy car, time set via counterclockwise rotation of the steering wheel. Limited edition of 100 pieces.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1-8

As new

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand L'Epée

Model Time Fast D8

Reference 74.6004/164

Year circa 2020

Case No. 36614

Length 38.5 cm.

Caliber L’Epée 1839 1855 MHD in-house caliber, Power reserve 8 days

Height 16 cm.

Width 12 cm.

Weight 4.7kg. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories L’Epée fitted box, blank guarantee, instruction booklet, gloves


This amusing and eye-catching vintage-inspired race car and a modern clock in one is a kinetic sculpture that tells the time. The name of the Time Fast D8 clearly conveys its technical aspirations, incorporating a motor that can last 8 days—or rather an in-house caliber with a 192-hour power reserve beating at 18,000 vibrations per hour. The operation is simple and fun, reverse the car to wind the movement like a pull-bar car , Set the time via counterclockwise rotation of the steering wheel.

Time Fast D8 is a limited edition: 100 pieces per body color, initially produced in Red, Blue, Green, Grey, Blue with white stripes and White with blue stripes versions.