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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 6

A. Lange and Sohne Marine Chronometer A. Lange and Sohne, Glashütte b/Dresden., No. 5044, circa 1940. Fine, two-day marine box chronometer with 56-hour power reserve

C. Beach with glazed top, gimbaled resin bowl with screw-down glazed bezel, resin gimbal ring locked by swiveling arm mounted in the front right corner. D. Silvered, Arabic hour numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6, up-and-down indicator at 12. Gold spade hands. M. 84 mm, brass full plate, turned pillars secured by screws, oeil de perdrix decoration, fusee and chain, Harrisons maintaining power, Earnshaw springdetent escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with four circular mean time weights and two temperature nuts, free-sprung helical balance spring with outer terminal curves. Dial, case and movement signed and numbered. Dim: height, width and depth: 18 cm.

USD 2,500 - 3,500

EUR 1,800 - 2,600 / CHF 2,700 - 3,800

Sold: USD 3,600


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-11

Good

Slightly worn

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01

Good

Patinated

HANDS Original