Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 25, 2003

LOT 280

Comor, Swiss, No. 274/299. Produced in a limited edition of 299, examples circa 1996, sold on June 3, 1998.Fine and rare, sterling silver gentleman's wristwatch with oversized date and a Comor buckle. Accompanied by a certificate.

USD 400 - 800

Sold: USD 420

C. four-body, solid, polished, straight lugs, hinged and engraved case back over transparent back to view the movement. D. matte silver with painted Arabic numerals, aperture for the oversized date at 12, auxiliary guilloché seconds dial. " Alpha " blued steel hands. M. Cal. Venus 216, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.Dial, case and movement signed, movement also signed " Cornavin Watch ".Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


The Venus caliber in this watch was the first digital and oversized date movement produced in the 1940's. It was only produced in small series because of its complexity