Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 297

LONGINES ? ST. IMIER 1100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY Longines Watch Co., movement No. 55170837, case No. 1082. Made in 1984 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the foundation of the city of St. Imier in 884AD. Fine, rectangular brass, single-handed keyless pocket watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box and certificate. To be sold without reserve

CHF 1,000 - 1,500

USD 1,100 - 1,600 / EUR 800 - 1,300

Sold: CHF 1,000

C. Rectangular, copper-coloured, brushed, the front engraved with detail from the clock tower of Saint- Martin, the back with transparent aperture to view the movement and engraved ?Saint-Imier, 100 ans de la Cite, DCCCLXXXIIII, MCMLXXXIIII?. D. Black with gilt radial Roman numerals, gilt sun center. Single gilt hand. M. Cal. L847 4, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating fl at balance spring, shock absorber. Movement signed. Dim. 54 x 41 mm

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original