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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 68

Ref. 5046.5, calibre 817.4; “Serge Manzon” collection; rhodium-plated silver

CHF 200 - 400

EUR 180 - 360 / USD 210 - 420 / HKD 1,650 - 3,300

Sold: CHF 262

Rhodium-plated silver (0.925), manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped with double mobile bezel, unisex wristwatch, snap-on case-back, crown at 6 o’clock, black colour dial; case’s design by Serge Manzon (1930-1998).

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Reference 5046.5

Year circa 1975

Movement No. 52 540 921

Case No. 17 769 119 (by Fédération de Fabricants de Boîtes Argent, Revor, Walter Brusa, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Material rhodium-plated silver

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless buckle

Caliber 817.4, lever escapement

Height 40.5 mm.

Width 26.1 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives, dated March …, 2021, mentioned that this watch was made in 1975.

Manzon, Serge
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, February 6, 1930 – 1998

Serge Manzon began his career as a diamond seller and film producer. Later he designed furniture, jewellery, watches, clothing and a range of fashion accessories. He is completely self-taught in terms of acquiring his design knowledge.

In 1973, at the Basel Fair, the Longines factory presented the “Serge Manzon Collection”, comprising twenty different wristwatches in rhodium-plated silver (0.925). The watches are equipped with a Longines manual-winding movement (Cal. 410) or a self-winding movement. They are fitted with black leather stras. Three other watches are produced with a dark brown crocodile strap, a dark dial and a Longines 7102 electronic movement. These models have a cubic-shaped silver block at each corner that has a hinge function (Ref. 5014, 5015 and 5016).


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