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Geneva, Nov 11, 2007

LOT 96

Pour le Mérite A. Lange & Söhne, Glashütte I. SA., Tourbillon "Pour le Mérite", movement No. 317, case No. 110427, Ref. 701.005. No 27 of a limited edition of 50 examples. Made in 1996. Extremely fine and rare platinum wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, and 36-hour power reserve. Accompanied by fitted box, guarantee and instruction booklet.

CHF 210,000 - 250,000

EUR 125,000 - 150,000 / USD 175,000 - 210,000

Sold: CHF 335,300

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 6 screws for viewing the movement, sapphire crystals. D. Solid satiné silver with painted Arabic numerals, sunk subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds and the up and down indication, aperture with polished steel bridge for viewing the tourbillon. Blued steel alpha hands. M. Cal. L 902.0 - No. 354, Glashütte 3/4 plate, nickel-silver, hand decorated and engraved movement, fausses-côtes decoration, 29 jewels including 5 in screw-mounted gold chatons, tourbillon cage bearing 2 diamond endstones, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished steel equidis-tant three-arm carriage, Glucydur balance with screws, adjusted to 5 positions, Nivarox balance-spring with Strasser overcoil, power equalization with chain and fusée, maintaining power and stepped planetary gearing, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 10.5 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original