Exclusive Timepieces 17 April 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

Monaco Legend Group is pleased to present its 4th auction with Davide Parmegiani. 
Once again, we have refined our selection of rarities to satisfy all kinds of collectors and passionate, starting from vintage to the rarest modern and contemporary pieces that the market can offer.

Morning Session:
10:30 AM CEST – lots 1 to 110
Afternoon Session:
2:30 PM CEST – lots 111 to 264

217 Longines Very Unusual and Rare 12.68Z Chronograph Wristwatch in Steel, Reference 5681, With Black Central Minute Register Dial and Extract from Archives

Estimate: € 12,500 –⁠ 25,000

Sold € 16,250

Lot Description

Model: Central Minutes Register
Reference: 5681
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Nato Strap
Year: 1951
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 12.68 Z
Case N°: 23646-48
Movement N°: 7402790
Dimensions: 37.5 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Extract from Archives

The present reference 5681 is a special single button chronograph featuring one big red hand for the continuous seconds, powered by caliber 12.68Z. The case has two bodies with snap on back, stepped bezel and concave lugs all in stainless steel very nicely preserved. The dial has a classical military style with black background, luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute track, outermost fifths of a second scale and subsidiary seconds dial for constant seconds. Accompanied by the Longines Extract from the Archives confirming case, movement, production and subsequent sale on 12 May 1951 to the company Wehry, which was at that time the Longines agent for the Dutch East Indies.