Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Dec 01, 2004

LOT 241

Officine Panerai, Firenze 1860, "Radiomir Tourbillon", No. C 02/C 02, Ref. OP 6547. Produced in a limited edition of only 2 examples in 2001. Very fine and extremely rare, large, cushion-shaped, water-resistant, platinum gentleman?s wristwatch with visible one-minute tourbillon regulator under three golden bridges and an 18K white gold Panerai buckle. Accompanied by a special fitted box and certificate.

USD 100,000 - 130,000

EUR 80,000 - 100,000

Sold: USD 97,750

C. Three-body, solid, polished, pyramidal bezel, screwed-down case back and winding-crown, wire lugs with screws, domed sapphire crystal.D. Three polished 18K pink gold bridges secured in 2 satiné 18K pink gold blocks over a guilloché silver plate, the guilloché silver ornamented barrel at 12, the 18K pink gold center wheel and at 6 the visible one-minute tourbillon regulator with its A-shaped polished steel cage and the subsidiary blued steel seconds hand, outer 12-hour graduation. Luminous white gold "bâton" hands. M. Based on Girard-Perregaux Cal. 9900 ?Tourbillon sous trois Ponts d?Or?, rhodium plated, 20 jewels, one-minute tourbillon regulator with lateral lever escapement, A-shaped tourbillon cage of the type designed by Ernest Guinand, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 42 x 42 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1 - 01