Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
New York, Sep 30, 2015
SVEND ANDERSEN REF. KA8631 KRONE L'UNIVERSE WHITE GOLD Andersen, Genève, Krone L'universe, No. 08 / 28, Ref. KA8631. Made in a limited edition of 28 pieces circa 2005. Very fine and unusual, large, 18K white gold wristwatch with a "Glimmering Universe" dial and an 18K white gold Krone buckle. Accompanied by the original fitted box and Certificate of Origin.
Two-body, solid, polished, hooded lugs, flat bezel, transparent snap-on case back, sapphire crystals. Midnight blue "Glimmering Universe," concentric white dial with painted black radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. White gold modern hands. Cal. Cal. 1920, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator.