Lot 156
  • 156

Boucheron

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 CHF
Sold
98,500 CHF
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Description

  • AN HISTORICAL SILVER GILT DIAMOND DESK TIMEPIECE PRESENTED BY THE SHIP BUILDER, CHANTIERS LOIRE PENHOET, OF THE TRANSATLANTIC LINER 'FRANCE' TO FRENCH PRESIDENT GENERAL DE GAULLE AT ITS INAUGURATION MAY 11, 1960
• lever movement, 8 days, signed Jaeger • gilt dial with diamond, ruby and sapphire indexes on the hands and hour markers • silver gilt case decorated with ropes in a shape of a ship's wheel, mounted on a quadrangular obsidian base, applied with presentation plaque engraved 'France, 11 Mai 1960' • Certificate from Boucheron and original presentation case

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