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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 121

F. P. JOURNE OCTA CALENDAR PLATINUM F. P. Journe, Invenit et Fecit, Octa Calendar, No. 296-Q. Made circa 2003. Very fine and rare, self-winding, platinum annual calendar chronometer wristwatch with retrograde date, large day of the week and month indication and a platinum F.P. Journe buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box and polishing cloth.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, concave lugs, transparent case back with 6 screws, sapphire crystals. D. Off-center, guilloche white with painted radial Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial secured to a brushed 18K yellow gold plate by 3 screws, outer concentric sector for the retrograde date indication, apertures for the days of the week and the month. Blued steel Journe hands. M. Cal. 1300, ruthenium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic 4-arm balance with 4 timing weights adjusted to 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, off-center bi-directional 22K gold guilloche rotor. Dial, case and movement signed, movement also engraved Exclusive Power Reserve System and Precision Chronometer. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.

USD 25,000 - 35,000

HKD 195,000 - 270,000 / CHF 24,000 - 33,000

Sold: USD 31,250

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-9

Very good


Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original