Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 10, 2010

LOT 141

Longines - White Gold ? Zulu Time Longines, No. 4234180, case No. 54818. Made in the 1920s. Fine and very rare, square, 18K white gold wristwatch with 2 hour hands to convert Zulu time to local time. Accompanied by a fitted box and later booklet.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

EUR 2,300 - 4,000 / CHF 3,400 - 5,600

Sold: USD 3,600

C. Two-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, case back with initials: WGC. D. Bicolor silver and red with printed luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions, concentric 24-hour division, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 10.86 N, gilt brass, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 2 positions, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 25 x 34 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3-61*


Plating deteriorated

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-01



HANDS Original