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Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, September 25, 2003

LOT 258

Alpina, retailed by Walser Wald, Buenos Aires. Produced in the 1930's.Fine and rare, keyless, silver and enamel purse watch bearing a hinged sliding mechanism which transforms the watch into a desk clock .

C. four-body, solid, polished, outer case decorated with an Art Deco motif in black and white enamel, hinged and spring-loaded mechanism to display the watch. D. white with radium-coated Arabic numerals. "Skeleton" radium-coated blued steel hands. M. Cal. 763, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed, case also signed "Gruen".Dim. 31 x 43 mm.

C. four-body, solid, polished, outer case decorated with an Art Deco motif in black and white enamel, hinged and spring-loaded mechanism to display the watch.
D. white with radium-coated Arabic numerals. "Skeleton" radium-coated blued steel hands.
M. Cal. 763, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed, case also signed "Gruen".Dim. 31 x 43 mm.

USD 550 - 850

Sold: USD 600


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original