View full screen - View 1 of Lot 2090. Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | A limited edition platinum wristwatch with date, power reserve, day and night indication, ruthenium dial and movement, Circa 2002 | Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit |  限量版鉑金腕錶,備日期、動力儲備、晝夜顯示、釕金屬錶盤及機芯,約2002年製.
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F.P. Journe

Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | A limited edition platinum wristwatch with date, power reserve, day and night indication, ruthenium dial and movement, Circa 2002 | Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | 限量版鉑金腕錶,備日期、動力儲備、晝夜顯示、釕金屬錶盤及機芯,約2002年製

Estimate:

700,000 to - 950,000 HKD

F.P. Journe

F.P. Journe

Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | A limited edition platinum wristwatch with date, power reserve, day and night indication, ruthenium dial and movement, Circa 2002 | Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | 限量版鉑金腕錶,備日期、動力儲備、晝夜顯示、釕金屬錶盤及機芯,約2002年製

Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | A limited edition platinum wristwatch with date, power reserve, day and night indication, ruthenium dial and movement, Circa 2002 | Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit | 限量版鉑金腕錶,備日期、動力儲備、晝夜顯示、釕金屬錶盤及機芯,約2002年製

Estimate:

700,000 to - 950,000 HKD

Lot sold:

1,764,000

HKD

F.P. Journe

Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit

A limited edition platinum wristwatch with date, power reserve, day and night indication, ruthenium dial and movement, Circa 2002

Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit 

限量版鉑金腕錶,備日期、動力儲備、晝夜顯示、釕金屬錶盤及機芯,約2002年製


Dial: ruthenium

Calibre: cal. 1300 automatic, 32 jewels

Case: platinum, sapphire crystal display back secured by 6 screws

Case number: 23/99-02A

Closure: black F.P. Journe alligator strap and platinum buckle

Size: 40 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: F.P. Journe Certificat, additional black alligator strap, tool, loupe, instruction manual and presentation box

附帶證書、備用黑色鱷魚皮帶、腕錶工具、放大鏡、說明書及盒子

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. All functions are working properly. The case with minor signs of wear, hardly visible with the naked eyes. Otherwise the watch is in excellent overall condition.


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."

The F.P. Journe Ruthenium Octa Jour et Nuit is one of five F.P. Journe models in the Ruthenium collection along with the Chronomètre à Resonance, the Tourbillon Souverain, the Octa Chronographe, and the Octa Calendrier. Each model was exclusively produced in 99 pieces.


The Journe Octa Reserve de Marche Ruthenium Jour et Nuit was introduced in 2002, with a grey dial and movement made of ruthenium, a rare transition metal of the periodic table's platinum group. It very resistant to corrosion and oxidation, and was reserved for the use of the most exquisite F.P. Journe wristwatches. As a side benefit, it also gives these watches a very unique look that proves timeless for years to come. Sophisticated and elegant the dial features an asymmetrical design and case with platinum, offering a noble sensation to the wrist which is however perfect for all occasions.