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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Aug 25, 2012

LOT 100

DEWITT ACADEMIA ONE MINUTE TOURBILLON MYSTERIEUX NO. 23/50 PINK GOLD DeWitt, Academia One Minute Tourbillon Mysterieux, Ref. EN. 080.53, No. 23/50. Made in a Limited Edition of 50 pieces in 2006. Very fine and rare, oversized, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with one minute tourbillon and an 18K pink gold DeWitt deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and frosted, notched and stepped bezel, band with Imperial columns, sapphire crystals. D. Brown with engine-turning, outer ring with Roman numerals, exposed mainspring at 12 and tourbillon carriage at 6. Skeltonized pink gold epee hands. M. Cal. DW 8001, carbon fi ber fi nish, 24 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3-arm polished steel carriage, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 42 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

HKD 300,000 - 400,000

USD 40,000 - 52,000 / EUR 32,000 - 42,000

Sold: HKD 350,000

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original