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665: Modern & Vintage Timepieces

by Auctionata US

26 October 2016, 21:00 CET

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction

Lot 24: IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010

IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
  • IWC Aquatimer Chrono Galapagos Islands LE, Ref.IW376705, c.2010
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Estimate: $3,800 - $4,940

Description: IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Galapagos Islands LE , Ref. IW376705
Switzerland, circa 2010
Automatic movement, caliber 79320, 25 jewels; hours, minutes, seconds, date, day, chronograph
Black circular guilloché subdials dial with applied black and white luminous
Baton hour-markers, chronograph registers and constant seconds subdials, date and day apertures, minutes outer ring; Black and White luminous
Baton and yellow Obelisque hands
Stainless Steel and Rubber case, with unidirectional luminous turning bezel, screw-down crown, pushers, and screw-down caseback
IWC Black rubber strap with IWC Stainless Steel pin buckle
Hallmarked on the buckle
Case No. 3519127
Case Diameter: 44mm
Good condition with minor traces of wear: caseback has visible scratches, bezel has a small indentation at the 12- and 52-minute mark; Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense
Please be advised that straps or bands made of materials derived from regulated species materials (including lizard, alligator, crocodile, et al) may not be sold with the watches and may be for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping.

The International Watch Company, better known as IWC, was founded by an American watchmaker in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen. The IWC watch family includes many classic timepieces such as their Pilot’s Watches, Ingenieur, Da Vinci, and Portofino, ranging from robust every-day watches to elegant and complicated haute horlogerie time-pieces.

Overhaul is recommended at the buyer’s expense. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed.

Conditions may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches with water resistant cases may have been opened to inspect the movements; however no warranty is given that the watch(es) are currently water resistant.

We do not warranty nor guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, including wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets, leather bands, and strap hardware, as repairs, restoration, and other subsequent work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.

Timepieces often contain extremely complex, fine, and rare mechanisms, as such, buyers should be aware that a general service, battery change, or further repair work, which is the sole responsibility of the buyer, may be necessary. No warranty of representation is made that any watch, clock, or timepiece is in working order and no catalog description of any lot should be interpreted as stating the aforementioned.

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