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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 280

BAUME & MERCIER - YELLOW GOLD - BAUMATIC Baume & Mercier, Genève, ?Automatic,? No. 509701, Ref. 35116. Made in the 1990s. Fine, thin, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an integral 18K yellow gold Baume & Mercier hobnail decorated mesh bracelet with clasp.

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, hobnail decorated bezel, cabochon sapphire-set winding-crown, sapphire crystal. D. Hobnail champagne with applied yellow gold and black inlay baton indexes, aperture for the date. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 12820, copper color, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, micrometer regulator, micro rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 6.5 mm. Approx. overall length 170 mm.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

CHF 1,500 - 2,300 / EUR 1,300 - 2,000

Sold: USD 3,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original