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Lot 43: Louis Vuitton Tambour Ladies, Ref. Q1211, Switzerland, c. 2000
October 21, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Louis Vuitton Tambour wristwatch, ref. no. Q1211
Switzerland, c. 2000
Louis Vuitton (since 1854) – French luxury goods company
Quartz movement; hour, minute, second
Brown shaded dial, Arabic indices and line indices, silver-colored hands with luminous material, yellow second hand, date display
Watch case, crown and pin buckle of stainless steel
Original Louis Vuitton leather bracelet
Enclosed within original Louis Vuitton jewelry box
Watch case and pin buckle with companies’ signets, case additionally numbered ‘TD5736’, clasp numbered ‘D0113’
Watch case diameter: 28 mm; Height: 8 mm
Length of strap: c. 19.5 cm; Lugs width: 8 mm
Total weight: c. 43.20 g
Fully functional; very good condition
The wristwatch is in very good condition with barely any signs of age and wear. The diameter of the watch case is 28 mm, the height measures 8 mm. The strap has a length of c. 19.5 cm with the lugs widths being 8 mm. The total weight is c. 43.20 g.
Louis Vuitton (since 1854)
Louis Vuitton (1821-1892) started his training as a bag maker at suitcase manufacturer Monsieur Maréchal in 1837 in Paris. This was essential in times of rough luggage transport on carriages, steam boats or trains. He opened his own shop in 1854 under the name of Louis Vuitton Malletier in Rue Neuve-des-Capucines 4. His modern dirt-resistant and waterproof products were of such good quality, that they were soon in high demand. The frameworks of the trunks were made from wood and metal constructions. 1886 Georges Vuitton (1857-1936), son of the company’s founder, invented the revolutionary locking system that is still used today. The patented Tumber Lock protects the trunk’s content from theft with an innovative locking system with two spring caps. When Louis Vuitton died in 1892, Georges took over the company. It was him who designed and established the iconic LV monogram. The luxury brand is popular worldwide and is one of the leading companies of the world of fashion.
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