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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 177

Le Phare
Centre-seconds, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases, calibre Valjoux 89; 18K yellow gold

CHF 1,200 - 2,400

EUR 1,150 - 2,300 / USD 1,300 - 2,600 / HKD 10,200 - 20,300

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, round-shaped, mid-size wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, silver dial with subsidiary centre-seconds and four horological complications:
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (exterior graduation with central hand)
· Day of the week (aperture at 9 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Month of the year (aperture at 3 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Le Phare, Le Locle

Year circa 1960

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 4 402 (by Eric Monnier, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet green leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Diameter 28.5 mm.

Caliber 10’’’ ½ (based on Valjoux 89 ebauche by Raymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Signature dial


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.

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