Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 318

Louis Moinet 
Ref. LM024, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, date, AM-PM indication, two-time zone; “Geograph Australian Edition”; limited edition of 30 examples, No. 00 / 30; stainless steel

EUR 4,500 - 9,000

USD 5,400 - 10,700 / HKD 41,500 - 83,000

Sold: EUR 6,240

Stainless steel (316L), self-winding, round-shaped, traveller’s wristwatch, water-resistant with sapphire-crystal screwed case-back screwed by seven screws, 24-hour graduated inner bezel for the AM-PM indication, Austral blue colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 (Sirius star) and six horological complications: 
• 1/8 second chronograph (activated by the two large round-shaped push-pieces) 
• Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock) 
• 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock) 
• Half-instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock) 
• Diurnal (day-time) and nocturnal (night-time) hours with a 24-hour (AMPM) scale (central hour index) 
• Two-time zone (hour hand independently adjustable by the crown; inner bezel graduated for 24 hours)


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Louis Moinet, Saint-Blaise (Neuchâtel)

Model “Australian Edition”, limited edition of 30 examples

Reference LM-24.10.2A

Year circa 2010

Bracelet dark blue leather LM strap

Buckle stainless steel LM double folding deployant clasp

Diameter 45.5 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 7754 “exclusive self-winding chronograph”

Dimensions 53.1 x 47.2 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, certificate of origin (blank), instruction booklet (“Geograph, Limited Editions of 60” version)

Notes

Louis Moinet, “Geograph”
 
This model was made in a series of limited editions, circa 2010:
·       Ref. LM-24.10.55         60 stainless steel wristwatches with black colour dial
·       Ref. LM-24.10.60         60 stainless steel wristwatches with silver colour dial
·       Ref. LM-24.30.55         60 stainless steel and 18K pink gold wristwatches with black colour dial
·       Ref. LM-24.30.65         60 stainless steel and 18K pink gold wristwatches with silver colour dial
·       Ref. LM-24.10.2A        30 stainless steel wristwatches with blue colour dial, especially made for the Australian market

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