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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 103

U-BOAT REF. 443742 STEEL PVD-COATED "ITALO FONTANA" U-BOAT, Italo Fontana, "Thousands of Feet" No. 0332, Ref. 443742-001. Made in Italy circa 2011. Fine and unusual, oversized, cushion-shaped, left-handed, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel PVD-coated diver's wristwatch with a stainless steel PVD-coated U-BOAT buckle.

Two-body, brushed 316L steel PVD-coated, straight lapidated lugs, transparent case back fixed with 8 screws to the bezel, sapphire crystals. Black with recessed luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. Luminous white baton hands. Cal. 2824-2, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 8,000 - 15,000 / CHF 950 - 1,900


Sold: USD 1,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


DIM. 43 x 43 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. To be sold without reserve