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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 18

LEMANIA BLACK DIAL CHRONOGRAPH STEEL Lemania, No. 25562, case No. 53384. Made in the 1950s. Fine, stainless steel, wristwatch with oval-button chronograph, register and tachometer.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, stepped bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-seconds Arabic markers, most outer tachometer scale to 1000 UPH, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register. Luminous feuille hands. M. Cal. 1275, frosted gilt, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm

USD 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 11,500 - 19,000 / CHF 1,400 - 2,400

Sold: USD 1,375

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original