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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 270

Vacuum Chronometer
Quartz, centre-seconds, date, day; sapphire-corundum

HKD 12,800 - 25,500

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / USD 1,650 - 3,300


Sold: HKD 1,125

Ruby colour sapphire-corundum, quartz, vertical “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, mono-bloc case, hooded lugs, burgundy colour dial with radial Arabic numerals, centre-seconds and two horological complications:
· Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock)
· Day of the week (aperture at 3 o’clock; indications given in English and in German)

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Vacuum Chronometer, Switzerland

Model “Ruby Star Quartz”

Year circa 1970

Material sapphire-corundum

Bracelet burgundy leather strap; gilded metal VCCo. buckle

Height 38.4 mm.

Width 36.1 mm.

Signature dial


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.