Description: • cal. 1570 automatic movement, 26 jewels • black dial, luminescent triangular, baton and dot indexes, magnified date aperture, center seconds • stainless steel
Oyster case, rotating grey bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw-down crown and case back •
case, dial, and movement signed
Dimensions: diameter 39 mm
Condition Report: CASE Case in overall very good condition. Light wear to the edges on the chamfers of the lugs, but no signs of polish. Light scratches to the edges of the lugs, small pitting to the tip of the bottom right lug, small nick to the case band at 2, 3 and 8 o'clock. Case back and bottom of lugs with light scratches and wear from a bracelet, some pitting to the case back. Bezel with light wear to the edges, insert evenly faded with some light nicks notably at 2 o'clock. DIAL Dial in excellent condition, even patina to the indexes. Hands in excellent condition with patina. MOVEMENT The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
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"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."