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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 178

LECOULTRE CHRONOGRAPH CLAW LUGS YELLOW GOLD LeCoultre, case No. 204228. Made in 1971. Fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed- down case back engraved, anti-magnetic protection cap, rounded bezel, claw lugs. Two-tone silver with applied yellow gold round indexes and Arabic, outer 1/5th seconds track and tachometer graduation to 1000 UPH, sunk subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. Val. 72, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 5,625


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.