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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 144

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS - STEEL & GOLD - AUTOMATIC - DAY & DATE Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, La Collection, No. 49, case No. 41120, Ref. 418-003. Made in the 1990's. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, stainless steel and yellow gold wristwatch with day and date, moon phases and a gold-plated Van Cleef & Arpels buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Two-body, polished, Vendome-type lugs, case back with embossed gold logo, sapphire crystal. D. White with applied yellow gold Roman numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds track, subsidiary dials for the day of the week and the date, aperture for the phases of the moon. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 888/1, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 4 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

CHF 1,200 - 2,000 / EUR 1,100 - 1,800

Sold: USD 2,500

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original