Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 49

Precision counter-clock, power reserve, stop-seconds, made for the Finnish market; “Chronomètre” “Oikea Aika” (Exact Time); wood, chromium-plated metal and aluminium

EUR 1,400 - 2,700

USD 1,700 - 3,300 / HKD 13,000 - 24,900

Sold: EUR 3,640

Chromium-plated metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, precision counter-clock with screwed bezel, mounted in a wood and aluminium rectangular-shaped display base, with stop-seconds feature for exact setting (on the reverse); silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at
6 and one horological complication:
• 48-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 3 o’clock)

31’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with precision-regulating device for fast / slow.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Zenith, Le Locle

Model “Chronomètre” “Oikea Aika” (Exact Time)

Year circa 1935

Case No. 30 285

Diameter 85.1 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 31’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions 76.8 x 157 x 107 mm. (box)

Signature dial, case and movement


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of
temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU