Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 20

ROGER DUBUIS REF. S40 5772 0 5.8 SYMPATHY BIRETROGRADE PERPETUAL CALENDAR WHITE GOLD Roger Dubuis, Genève, "Sympathy - Bi-retrograde Perpetual Calendar," No. 214, Ref. S40 5772 0 5.7. Made in 2000. Very fine, cushion shaped, astronomic, center seconds, self- winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold Chronometer wristwatch with bi-retrograde perpetual calendar, moon phases, age of the moon and an 18K white gold Roger Dubuis buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, certificate, Bulletin de l'Observatoire, setting pin and hang tag.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 125,000 - 172,000 / USD 17,000 - 23,000

Sold: CHF 18,750

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent case back with 8 screws and etched crystal, concave stepped bezel, sapphire crystals. Off-white with painted Arabic numerals, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials at 12 for the months and the leap years, on the sides, sectors for the retrograde days of the week and of the month, at 6 graduation for the age of the moon concentric with the aperture for the moon phases. White gold feuille hands. Cal. RD 5772, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 39 x 39 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.