Lot 609
  • 609

Tiffany & Co.

32,000 - 48,000 HKD
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  • 18k yellow gold
  • dimensions 85 x 100 x 20 mm
• manual winding jewelled nickel lever movement • gilt dial, Arabic numerals, outer minute track • 18k yellow gold circular case with two feet, repeating slide to the band, case set within an 18k yellow gold rectangular cushion-form cover with dedicated engravings on one side, the case folds for portability • dial and cover signed


The movement and repeating function in working order when cataloguing. The repeating sounds are rather loud and in pace. Dial in good condition with some specs of dust and light scratches. Case and cover with general normal wear. Overall in good condition. The engraving to the cover reads 'To his excellency Dr. Lauro Severiano Müller, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, from The Pan American Society of the United States, as a token of appreciation of his valuable services in the promotion of mutual esteem, friendship and good will between the Brazilian and American peoples, New York, June 17, 1913' Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time keeping and a service might be required at the buyer's expense.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."