Description: • cal. 745 automatic movement, 18 jewels • gilt dial, applied gold dagger indexes, magnified aperture for date with red and black Arabic numerals • 18k yellow gold
Oyster case, screw-down crown and back •
case, dial, and movement signed
Dimensions: diameter 36 mm
Condition Report: CASECase in overall very good condition with light shop wear to the case consistent with age. Patina to the case, crisp edges, brushing in very good condition to the lugs. Case band with small indent at 10 o'clock. Hallmarks crisp. Small scratches to the back of the lugs from springbar and strap changes.DIALDial in overall excellent condition with even patina and spotting from age overall.MOVEMENTDate function working properly. 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.Outer box with heavy wear. Presentation box is with some light wear.
"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."
Saleroom Notice: Please note that there are no additional accompaniments with the present lot.
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