Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 60

Le Phare – Jean d’Eve made by Dubois-Depraz
Jumping retrograde hands, blue dial; “100e anniversaire” “Sectora”; 18K yellow gold

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 1,850 - 3,700 / USD 2,200 - 4,400 / HKD 16,800 - 33,500

Sold: CHF 3,250

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, horizontal rectangular-shaped with rounded bezel, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case, blue colour lacquered dial with jumping minute and hour retrograde hands, so-called “Sectora”.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Le Phare, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Model made by Dubois-Depraz, Le Lieu (Vallée de Joux); “100e anniversaire”

Year probably 1988

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 2

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet dark grey leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Caliber 10’’’ ½ (Peseux) with additional module for the jumping retrograde hands

Height 36.1 mm.

Width 36.6 mm.

Signature dial and case


This watch appears to be a prototype made by the Dubois-Depraz manufacture in the Vallée de Joux, for the 100th anniversary of the Le Phare – Jean d’Eve company, founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1888.


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