Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 15, 2015

LOT 319

MOVADO "MAX BILL RAINBOW" STERLING SILVER LIMITED EDITION Movado, "Bill-Time", designed for Movado by Max Bill, No. HC 09/10, case No. 1919983, Ref. 90.D8.990. Made in an artist's limited edition of 99, created in 1993. Fine and unusual, large octagonal, artist's limited edition, sterling silver, center-seconds wristwatch with an integral sterling silver "rainbow" link bracelet. Accompanied by the original cylindrical Perspex display box, pouch and Certificate of Authenticity signed by Max Bill.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 25,000 - 42,000 / USD 3,200 - 5,400

Sold: CHF 12,500

Two-body, octagonal, polished, rounded band, offset crown, transparent back with 8 screws, the crystal with rainbow edge, sapphire crystals. Rainbow, outer black baton indexes on a white reserve. Silver baton hands. Cal. 2801-2, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Case and movement signed, case and bracelet signed "Max Bill".. DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm. Approx. overall length 200 mm. MAX BILL [1908 - 1994] was a Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, he was commissioned to design this watch by Movado in 1992 and it was made in 1993 in a limited edition of 99 pieces. The elements of construction are "the colors, the light, movement, volume, space".