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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 44

PAUL PICOT TECHNICUM CHRONOMETER RATTRAPANTE Paul Picot, "Chronometer Rattrapante - Technicum" No. 653, Ref. 8888.4101. Made in the late 1990s. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel Chronometer wristwatch with round button split-seconds chronograph, register, tachometer, day and date, power-reserve sector and a stainless steel Paul Picot buckle. Accompanied by a Paul Picot fitted wooden box, Warranty (blank), hang-tag, COSC Certificate and instruction card.

Three-body, solid, polished, stepped front and back bezels, rounded case band, transparent case-back with 6 screws, curved straight lugs, screwed bars, screwed-down and protected winding crown, sapphire crystals. The push-button between 7 and 8 is to stop and reunite the split-seconds hand. Guilloche silver with applied steel dart indexes, subsidiary chapter rings for the seconds, the 30-minute register and the days of the week, the days of the month, sector for the up-and-down indication, outer tachometer graduation on an inclined reserve. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. PP 8888, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self- compensating Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator, 21K gold rotor.

CHF 4,500 - 6,500

HKD 37,000 - 54,000 / USD 4,800 - 7,000

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


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 14.5 mm.