Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 130

Self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, date, day, “military”-type; “40 Jahre, 1961-2001”; limited edition of 1 000 examples; stainless steel

CHF 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 950 - 1,400 / USD 1,100 - 1,650 / HKD 8,400 - 12,600


Sold: CHF 875

Stainless steel, self-winding, vertical tonneau-shaped with round bezel, “military”-type gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, dark grey colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and five horological complications:
· Chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock)
· Day of the week (aperture at 3 o’clock; indications given in German)

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Sinn, Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

Model “40 Jahre, 1961-2001”

Reference 356

Year circa 2001

Bracelet brown leather Sinn strap

Buckle stainless steel Sinn buckle

Diameter 37.8 mm. (bezel)

Height 45.5 mm.

Width 38.6 mm.

Signature dial and movement

Accessories original fitted box


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.