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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 124

LONGINES REF. 3210 "LINDBERGH" - ORIGINAL LARGE SILVER VINTAGE MODEL Longines, "Lindbergh," movement and case No. 5497868. Entered in the archives on April 23rd, 1942, sold to Ostersetzer, Longines' agent in Italy. Fine, very rare and unusual, large, hour-angle, indirect center seconds, silver aviator's wristwatch.

Four-body, polished, revolving bezel with green and black enameled 15 degree graduation, graduated band, large ball-shaped crown, concave lugs, hinged back. Hinged silver cuvette. White enamel with painted radial Roman numerals for the 12-hour indication, the 180 degrees in upright blue Arabic numerals, central revolving matte silver dial with painted black radial Arabic numerals for the 60 minutes and painted red radial Arabic numerals for the 15 degrees, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 18.69N, matte gilt, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer index regulator.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 160,000 - 240,000 / USD 21,000 - 31,000

Sold: CHF 30,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-19

Good

Dent(s)

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 47 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.