Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 462

LAURENT FERRIER, GALLET CLASSIC, TOURBILLON DOUBLE SPIRAL, YELLOW GOLD Laurent Ferrier, Genève, Galet Classic and Tourbillon Double Spiral, No. 025, Ref. FBN 916. Sold in February 2017. Fine and very fine, water resistant, 18k yellow gold tourbillon wristwatch with grand feu enamel dial and a 18k yellow gold Laurent Ferrier buckle. Accompanied by fitted box and Certificate of origin.

CHF 70,000 - 90,000

HKD 560,000 - 720,000 / USD 70,000 - 90,000

Sold: CHF 87,500

Three-body, polished, concave lugs, curved bezel, large receded crown, transparent back, sapphire crystals. White grand feu enamel, subsidiary seconds. White gold assegai hands. Calibre LF 916.01, 23 jewels, manual winding mechanical movement. Frequency 3Hz (21,600 vibrations/hour). Power reserve 100 hours.

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Grading System
Case: 1-8

As new

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm. Laurent Ferrier Laurent Ferrier offers alternatives to all devotees of classic mechanical watchmaking. The House develops movements crafted in harmony with the finest traditions, while enriching them with high-performing and genuinely innovative technical attributes. Designed for devotees of pure values, it updates horological fundamentals - a renewal of origins that positions Laurent Ferrier as a well-respected member of the exclusive circle of mechanical Haute Horlogerie. A world apart from the frenzy of design trends and the quest for originality at all costs, Laurent Ferrier is rethinking the fundamentals of traditional watchmaking. The young company harks back to the origins of this expertise, while lending its own contemporary vision of movement construction. This recent development guarantees a degree of precision and reliability bordering on perfection. Laurent Ferrier immediately opted for excellence and rapidly earned chronometricprecision certification from the Besançon Observatory. Success followed swiftly, since in 2010 Laurent Ferrier received the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix in the "Men's Watch" category for its first creation, the Galet Classic.