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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 178

Le Phare
Chronograph, minute counter, date, calibre Valjoux 7734; gilded metal and stainless steel

CHF 500 - 1,000

EUR 480 - 960 / USD 545 - 1,090 / HKD 4,250 - 8,500

Sold: CHF 625

Gilded metal (10 microns) and stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, silver colour “sunburst” dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
· Half-instantaneous 45-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 6 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Le Phare, Le Locle

Year circa 1970

Case No. 661 752

Material gilded metal (10 microns) and stainless steel

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Diameter 37 mm.

Caliber based on Valjoux 7734

Signature dial, case and movement


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.