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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 289

TAVANNES - EARLY - STEEL - REVERSO Tavannes Watch Co. "Reverso," case No. 6884. Made in the early 1930's. Fine and unusual, rectangular, reversible, stainless steel wristwatch.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, angled lugs, reeded upper and lower bezel. D. Ivory color with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel épée hands. M. Tavannes Cal. 064, tonneau-shaped, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with 2 adjustments, selfcompensating fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed, numbered on the case and punched ?Patent.? Dim. 23 x 37 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

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

Sold: USD 2,375

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-01



HANDS Original