Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Dec 01, 2004

LOT 10

Invicta Chrono-Sport "Sidney", produced in 50 examples in the 1930s, approximately six original pieces are known today. Very rare and unusual, rectangular, pink gold-plated gentleman's wristwatch with reversed decimal single button chronograph and register.

USD 7,500 - 9,500

EUR 6,000 - 7,500

Sold: USD 9,660

C. Polished, straight lugs, sliding button on the band for all chronograph functions. D. Matte silver with painted Arabic numerals, subsidiary dial for the 30-minute register at 6, at 12 the 10 second chronograph dial and aperture for the 60 second digital ring in red Arabic numerals. Blued steel "moderne" hands. M. 9''', tonneau, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Signed on the dial.Dim. 23 x 44 mm. Height 10 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3 - 14 - 31
Movement: 3 - 5*
Dial: 4 - 7 - 01


In the 1980s, ten of these movements were left, and cased in yellow gold. A similar watch is published in "Collezionare Orologi da Polso", by M. and O. Patrizzi, page 163.