Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Hanae Mori Building, Dec 15, 1990
Mido, "Bugatti", produced in circa 10 examples, and given by Ettore Bugatti, to Louis Chiron, the racing driver, circa 1930. Extremely rare, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch, in form of a Bugatti radiator grill.
C. massive, polished, dedicated hinged and dedicated back, winding-crown at 12 o'clock. D. grilled silver with Arabic numerals. M. 8 1/2? rhodiumed, 15 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Dim. 23x35 mm.