The Monaco Legend Group team has put together an astonishing selection of rarities in the horological field. From the Unique Piece Rolex Yachtmaster, former property of the late President of Rolex Patrick Heiniger, to an outstanding example of the Patek Philippe 2523-1. Not to mention the great selection of rarities destined for Middle Eastern market, such as a Rolex Submariner and Daytona from the Sultanate of Oman and a steel Daytona with UAE emblem on the dial.
Many thanks to Auro Montanari, alias John Goldberger, Roberto Randazzo and George Pakkos for their significant help in supervising the catalogue and to Eric Tortella for his assistance in searching for some of our rarest Patek Philippe watches in his database and releasing his passport of authenticity for them.
Session I: Saturday 22 April, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 100
Session II: Sunday 23 April, 10:30 AM – lots 101 to 164
Session III: Sunday 23 April, 2:30 PM – lots 165 to 261
128 IWC Rare, Highly Special and Large, Electronic Wristwatch in White Gold, Silvered Dial, With Booklet, Reference 9602
Estimate: € 12,000 – 24,000
Sold € 18,200
Model: Electronic "Da Vinci"
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: White Gold
Case N°: 2 078 996
Movement N°: 2 201 089
Dimensions: 38 × 42 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
The lot offered here is a very nice example of IWC Electronic “Da Vinci” Wristwatch in White Gold. This is a very iconic model made by the Swiss brand founded in 1868 in Schaffhausen and is offered in nice overall conditions so called, when it was marketed and launched, “The Beast” or “Heavyweight” or “Muscle wristwatch”. The two-body white-gold case with recessed winding crown comes with its original white-gold bracelet with deployant clasp. The Satine blue dial with painted white baton indexes, aperture for the date at 3 o’clock is further embellished by its uncommon Blue and white baton hands and Electronic signature at six o’clock. The cal. C.150 with a collaboration of Bulova is the same with the number 9162 and it is a quartz movement giving the name to this watch: “Electronic”. The present wristwatch comes in great conditions and with its original IWC Booklet.