Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 253

TISSOT WORLD TIME YELLOW GOLD Chs. Tissot & Fils, World Time, No. 2591070, case No. 3027302. Made in the 1960s. Fine World Time, center seconds, self-winding, 14K yellow gold wristwatch.

USD 2,500 - 3,500

HKD 19,000 - 27,000 / CHF 2,400 - 3,300

Sold: USD 3,125

Two-body, solid, polished, snap-on case back, inclined bezel with painted Arabic numerals and triangular indexes in 12 hours, straight lugs. Bicolor champagne and silver with applied yellow gold dart indexes and Arabic numerals in 24 hours, at the center, silver revolving dial bearing the names of 24 cities in the world in blue, the red mark between Auckland and Midway indicates the date line. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 28.5 N 2-T, copper-colored, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, bumper rotor. Dial, case and movement signed.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.