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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 254

Oris Watch Co.
Demonstration model of a pin-lever escapement, electric motion; chromium-plated metal

CHF 1,500 - 3,000

EUR 1,400 - 2,800 / USD 1,650 - 3,300 / HKD 12,600 - 25,200

Sold: CHF 2,125

Chromium-plated metal, demonstration model of a pin-lever escapement, with monometallic balance and flat hairspring; stop-balance at 12 o’clock; on a wooden base; electric motion with an electrical socket with two male plugs (10 / 250).

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Brand Oris, Hölstein, Waldenburg District, Basel-Landschaft

Year circa 1940

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No.  296

Material chromium-plated metal

Caliber pine-line lever escapement

Height 165 mm.

Width 160 mm.

Thickness 120 mm.

Weight 1 390 gr. (approx.)

Signature case


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