Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 12, 1997
Mido Bugatti, No. 261493, 1930's, former property of Ernest Friedrich, close friend of Ettore Bugatti. Very fine and rare 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch in shape of a Bugatti radiator-grill.
C. shaped, massive, polished, hinged back, wire lugs, top winder, on the bezel, medallion bearing the initials EB. D. (later) pink with painted indexes. "Moderne" blued steel hands. hands. M. (later) 7"' rhodium plated, 17 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Case and movement signed. In very good condition. Dim. 23 x 35 mm.