Lot will start on 22-Jun-2008 11:00 AM (EST)
Sold: USD 3 000 000
Estimate: USD 1 800 000
Case nr: 801519
Year of manufacture: 2005
Case: 18K pink gold round case, manufactured in three parts, diameter 47mm. Soldered lugs. Sapphire crystal, domed on watch face and flat on the case back. Additional crown for adjustment of the celestial map. Case protected from dust, not water-resistant for technical reasons.
Movement: Mechanical, manual winding, cal. 2750, Poincon de Geneve. Diameter 36 mm, height 11.25mm, 18'000 vibrations/hour, 38 jewels. Indication of hours, minutes, seconds. Other functions: repeating hours, quarters and minutes on demand, "Jourbillion" device; power reserve, 2nd time zone, moon phases, striking mechanism torque indications; perpetual calendar, perpetual time equation, sunrise & sunset indications; celestial disc.
Dial: Hand-made "Guilloche" - decoration, 18K gold plates with black finish. "Azure" sub-dials zones, hidden signature. 18K gold roman numerals & indexes. 18K gold hands for hours, minutes & seconds , 18K gold hands for counters. Main dial with commemorative pattern, second dial with unique "guilloch" pattern, created especially for this timepiece.
Bracelet: Matt finish dark brown Alligator leather, strap, square scales, hand-sewn. 18K pink gold "Ardillon" buckle.