BREGUET | A UNIQUE SOUSCRIPTION SET OF TWO PINK GOLD AND PLATINUM WATCHES, COMPRISING OF A MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON-PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION AND A PERPÉTUELLE WATCH WITH MOON-PHASES, DATE AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION CIRCA 1990 NO. 1
Estimate: 50,000 - 80,000 GBP
Estimate: 50,000 - 80,000 GBP
A UNIQUE SOUSCRIPTION SET OF TWO PINK GOLD AND PLATINUM WATCHES, COMPRISING OF A MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON-PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION AND A PERPÉTUELLE WATCH WITH MOON-PHASES, DATE AND POWER RESERVE INDICATION
CIRCA 1990 NO. 1
the wristwatch: damascened nickel lever movement, 24 jewels, mono-metallic balance, polished steel hammers repeating on two coiled gongs, signed and numbered Breguet, No. 1, silvered engine-turned dial, Roman numerals to a satin-finished chapter ring, secret signature to both sides of VI, blued steel moon-hands, three subsidiary dials indicating month combined with leap year indication, day and date, aperture for phases of the moon, signed and numbered Breguet, No.1, 18ct pink gold case with platinum rims.
the perpétuelle watch: cal. 90 20''' frosted gilded movement, mono-metallic compensation balance, pedometer-style winding weight, signed Breguet, No. 1, silvered engine-turned dial, Roman numerals to a satin-finished chapter ring, secret signature to both sides of XII, blued steel moon hands, subsidiary seconds with aperture for instantaneous date, aperture for phases of the moon, fan-form aperture for 45 hours power reserve indication, signed Breguet, No.1, gold case with platinum rims and coin-edged band
wristwatch diameter 37mm, perpétuelle watch diameter 62mm
The case of the pocket watch is in lovely order with little to no wear and minor dust. The watch ticks when wound but is untested for timekeeping.
The Wristwatch has had some use as evidenced by the minor wear to the strap. The watch is functioning and repeating correctly when wound but remains untested for timekeeping.
The case is in good order with minor surface scratches only.
Please note that there are no papers with the watch, the winding box is not currently running.
We recommend that the wristwatch is serviced.
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This set was made especially for the Art of Breguet auction to celebrate more than 200 years of the watchmaker's history, and was unique being the first Souscription set in the series and the only one to have been produced in platinum and pink gold.
Accompanied by setting pins, double link gold chain, magnifying glass, polishing stick and presentation case.