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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 341

Cloisonne Dial ? Buddha Universal Genève, case No. 1435509, Ref. 112167C. Made between 1949 and 1951. Fine and very rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with cloisonné enamel dial featuring Buddha.

CHF 6,000 - 9,000

USD 6,000 - 9,000 / EUR 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 22,800

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, curved bezel, concave lugs. D. Bombe, polychrome cloisonné enamel on gold, with counter enamel, made and signed by the artist E. Lagger, representing Buddha with a sun and scroll background, applied yellow gold triangular indexes. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 262, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator. Case and movement signed. Dial signed by the artist on the back. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-27-07



HANDS Replaced


According to Universal Genève, the reference number was sometimes followed by a "C", which designates watches with cloisonné dials.