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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 10, 2010

LOT 27

Panerai PAM 249 - California dial Officine Panerai, Brevettato, No. I 0047/1936, case No. BB 1213011, Ref. OP 6675. Made in a limited edition of 1936 examples in 2006. Very fine, large, cushion-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with ?California? dial and a stainless steel Panerai buckle.

C. Three-body, polished, transparent screwed-down case back, removable wire lugs with 4 screws, screwed-down winding crown, sapphire crystals. D. Black with luminous Arabic, Roman numerals and baton indexes, outer minute track. Luminous blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. OP X, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micro-meter regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 47 x 47 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

USD 5,000 - 8,000

EUR 3,700 - 6,000 / CHF 5,400 - 8,600

Sold: USD 9,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original