Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 247

F.P. JOURNE OCTA AUTOMATIQUE LUNE F.P. Journe, "Invenit et Fecit," "Octa Automatique Lune," No. 119-AL. Sold on March 26th, 2009. Very fine and rare, self-winding, 18K pink gold chronometer wristwatch with 120-hour power reserve, large date, moon phases and an 18K pink gold F.P. Journe buckle. Accompanied by the original box and guarantee.

CHF 25,000 - 30,000

USD 27,000 - 33,000 / EUR 20,000 - 25,000

Sold: CHF 33,750

C. Three-body, solid, polished, concave lugs, transparent case back with 4 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Two-tone guilloche silver on an 18K gold dial plate, painted radial Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, sector for the 120 hour up and down indication, apertures for the large double digit date and the moon phases. Blued steel Journe hands. M. Cal. 1300-3, 18K pink gold, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic 4-arm balance with 4 timing weights adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, bidirectional 22K gold guilloche rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Movement also engraved "Exclusive Power Reserve System" and "Precision Chronometer." Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 10 mm

Click to full view

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original