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New York, Oct 20, 2010

LOT 16

CUERVO Y SOBRINOS ?ROBUSTO? Cuervo Y Sobrinos, Habana. ?Chronograph Robusto?, Ref.2859, Case No.32564. Made circa 2010 Fine, water-resistant, self-winding, stainless steel round-button chronograph wristwatch with day, date, month and lunar indicators, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, 44 hour power-reserve, with stainless steel Cuervo Y Sobrinos double deployant clasp. Accompanied by a large wooden humidor box with hygrometer, blank certificate, instructions, 125th anniversary booklet and setting pin within leather pouch.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, flat bezel, stepped lugs, glazed case back secured by 4 screws, sapphire crystal. D. Silvered with clous de Paris decoration, applied steel Breguet numerals, outer minutes, subsidiary dials for combined seconds and date, 30-minute register and month, 12-hour register and day, lunar indicator, Luminous tipped skeletonised sword hands. M. Cal. 2892/A2, rhodium-plated, 21 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometric regulator, shock absorber. Dial, case and movements signed. Diam. 43 mm. Thickness 15.5 mm. Donated by Cuervo Y Sobrinos

USD 0 - 0

Sold: USD 3,200


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Cuervo Y Sobrinos Founded n 1882 in Havana, Cuba, Cuervo Y Sobrinos quickly became known as the ?Pearl of the Caribbean?, atracting some of the most influential personalities of the 20th century, including Eleonora Duse, Clark Gable, Enrico Caruso, Winston Churchill, Pablo Neruda, Ernest Hemingway, and Albert Einstein. These names were registered in the ?Golden Book? that Cuervo y Sobrinos kept to record their clients' frequent visits to the prestigious boutique in Havana's Calle San Rafael. Now produced in Switzerland using the finest Swiss movements, Cuervo Y Sobrinos watches once again grace us with their elegant and classic designs. Retaining the name that made them some of the most desirable luxury watches of the 1900?s, they are reminiscent of a rich and unequaled history and are once again sought after by collectors the world over..