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Hong Kong, Dec 05, 2021

LOT 72

Ref. 81221, centre-seconds, alarm, World Time; limited edition of 398 pieces; “Traveler”; 18K yellow gold

HKD 40,000 - 58,000

EUR 4,500 - 6,600 / CHF 4,800 - 6,900 / USD 5,200 - 7,500

Sold: HKD 57,500

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with snap-on case-back, “Vendôme”-type lugs; silver colour dial with centre-seconds and two horological complications:
· World Time (fluted bidirectional revolving bezel engraved with the names of 37 major cities of the World)
· Alarm (winding and setting on the central revolving dial by the crown at 2 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Van Cleef & Arpels

Model Traveler

Reference 81221

Year Circa 1997

Case No. 13 038

Bracelet Brown leather VCA strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold VCA buckle

Caliber 911 (based on Jaeger-LeCoultre, Le Sentier, Vallée de Joux), adjusted to 3 positions

Dimensions 43.7 x 36 mm. / Ø 36 mm. (bezel)

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

Accessories Original fitted box (fair condition)