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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 152

Sterling Silver Aviator?s Watch Longines for Wittnauer, No. 5442792, ?Weems? second setting watch. Made circa 1933. Fine and very rare, large, center seconds, sterling silver aviator's wristwatch with a 21? long leather strap.

C. Four-body, solid, polished, hinged case back and sterling silver lunette, ball-shaped winding-crown, pull out to set the center dial time. D. White enamel with painted Breguet numerals, outer minute track, at the centre a revolving matte silver dial to adjust the time in seconds. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. Cal. 18.69 N, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 48 mm. Thickness 17 mm.

USD 8,000 - 12,000

EUR 6,000 - 9,000 / CHF 9,000 - 14,000

Sold: USD 9,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original