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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 167

Rattrapante Foudroyante Graham 1695, "Chronographe Foudroyante", Les Monts SA., Neuchâtel - London ? Greenwich, No 266, Ref. 2LI-AS. Made in the 2000's. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button split-seconds chronograph, "foudroyante" at 1/8 second (the hand flies over 360 degrees in one second) and a stainless steel Graham buckle. Accompanied by fitted box and guarantee. To be sold without reserve

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

USD 4,000 - 6,000 / EUR 2,700 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 6,000

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, case back with 6 screws, concave bezel, curved straight lugs, sapphire crystal with Cyclop lens. D. Bi-color, matte silver and blue with applied steel dart and Arabic numerals, subsidiary 30-minute register and "foudroyante" dials, outer minute division with every five Arabic numerals. Steel dauphine hands. M. Cal. G.1695, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 40 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, the coaxial single button on the winding-crown is for start-stop and return to zero functions of the split-seconds chronograph. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 41 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original