Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 464

LOUIS MOINET MEMORIS 200TH ANNIVERSARY PROTOTYPE WHITE GOLD Louis Moinet, Switzerland, "Memoris 200th Anniversary, prototype". Made in 2013. Extremely fine and unique, 18K white gold, water-resistant wristwatch with skeletonized single-button reverse chronograph and an 18K white gold deployant clasp. Accompanied by a custom made Louis Moinet leather travel case containing the Robb Report Best of 2016 prize and 2 books Moinet, Traite d'horlogerie (Tome 1 and 2) circa 1855, Certificate of Origin and booklets.

CHF 40,000 - 60,000

HKD 320,000 - 480,000 / USD 41,000 - 61,000

Sold: CHF 50,000

Three-body, made up of 50 parts, massive, polished and brushed, inclined and stepped bezel with six screws, stepped sides, curved lugs with screwed white gold bars, transparent back with 7 screws, sapphire crystals. Skeletonized, blue enamel with roman indexes, outer track for minute indication with arabic 5 minute indexes, subsidiary dial for constant seconds and 30-minute counter, central 60-seconds counter, back brass plate coated with blue translucent. Luminous white gold hands. LM54, rhodium-plated, "Cotes de Geneve" decoration, 34 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator, hand engraved enameled rotor.

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: -01

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 46 mm. THICKNESS 15.75 mm.