TUDOR | SUBMARINER 'SNOWFLAKE', REFERENCE 9411/0, A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, CIRCA 1976
Estimate: 48,000 - 64,000 HKD
SUBMARINER 'SNOWFLAKE', REFERENCE 9411/0
A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH WITH DATE,
Calibre: cal. 2784 automatic, 25 jewels
Case: stainless steel, screw down case back
Case number: 846'643
Closure: black and green unsigned nato strap with stainless steel buckle
Size: 40 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The case in good honest condition with sharp edges. There are some noticeable nicks and scratches to the case and there are minute signs of corrosion visible to the middle case. The pearl on the bezel at 12 o'clock is missing. The dial in very good condition with nice and uniform navy blue dial. The luminous material has aged consistently and no longer reacts to UV light. There are very minor surface blemishes visible when closely examining the dial. There are a few chips to the glass.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.
"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."