Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 25

MINERVA CHRONOGRAPH, BLACK DIAL STEEL Minerva, Suisse, Shock-absorber chronograph, case No. 568429. Made in the 1940s. Fine, stainless steel wristwatch with chronograph and registers.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 3,625

Three-body, polished, stepped bezel, fluted concave lugs, snap-on caseback. Black with luminous arabic and dot indexes, outer minutes and fifths of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous hands. Rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.