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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 84

Chronograph & Alarm Fortis, Grenchen, "Automatic Chronograph with Alarm," No. 1272. Ref. 599. 10.170. Made circa 2000. Fine self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with alarm, date, round button chronograph, registers and a stainless steel Fortis buckle. To be sold without reserve The Billy Blanks Collection

C. Two-body, matte finish, screw-down case back, down-turned straight lugs, alarm activation button at 8, sapphire crystal. D. Black with tritium-coated Arabic numerals and square and triangular indexes, auxiliary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute scale, apertures for the date and on/off alarm indication. Trituim-coated Lozenge hands, orange tipped alarm indicator hand. M. Cal. F 2001, rhodiumplated, 34 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, alarm with hammer. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 16mm.

USD 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 750 - 1,100 / CHF 1,100 - 1,700

Sold: USD 2,160

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original