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Auction Name: 2019 June 3 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York

Lot Number: 54046

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5408-54046

Ikepod, Limited Edition Megapode Chronometer, Titanium, Automatic, No. 0569/1000, Full Set, Circa 1999
Case: 47 mm, titanium, one body, brushed, with yellow-accented round pushers, left-handed main crown, right-handed slide-rule crown, and exhibition window on back, No. 0569/9999
Dial: matte gray, with matte black revolving and fixed slide rules, white and yellow Arabic markings and numerals, black guilloche seconds, 30-minute, 12-hour, and 24-hour GMT registers, and date aperture; skeletonized luminous white sword hour/minute hands, and yellow sword register and chrono hands
Movement: IPM (ETA/Valjoux base) caliber 7750 automatic, jeweled, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, with chronograph, GMT, quickset date, and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish
Band: titanium bracelet, 25 links, approximately 7 1/8 inches maximum length, including watch, signed Ikepod on deployment clasp
Signed: Ikepod on dial, case, movement, and deployment clasp

Designed by Marc Newson and developed for pilots, the Megapode uses two logarithmic scales that enable its wearer to calculate fuel consumption and distances, and to convert units. This timepiece is No. 0569 of 9,999 examples produced in this dial configuration, and is accompanied by its outer and inner boxes, and instruction booklet.


Condition Report*: Type: Ikepod, Limited Edition Megapode Chronometer, Titanium, Automatic, No. 0569/1000, Full Set, Circa 1999
Signed: Ikepod on dial, case, movement, and deployment clasp
Dial: matte gray, with matte black revolving and fixed slide rules, white and yellow Arabic markings and numerals, black guilloche seconds, 30-minute, 12-hour, and 24-hour GMT registers, and date aperture
Hands: skeletonized luminous white sword hour/minute hands, and yellow sword register and chrono hands
Metal: titanium
Case: #0569/9999
Case Info: one body, brushed, with yellow-accented round pushers, left-handed main crown, right-handed slide-rule crown, and exhibition window on back
Case Width: 47 mm
Crystal: sapphire
Watch Movement: IPM (ETA/Valjoux base) caliber 7750 automatic, jeweled, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, with chronograph, GMT, quickset date, and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish
Band: titanium bracelet, 25 links, approximately 7 1/8 inches maximum length, including watch, signed Ikepod on deployment clasp
Circa: 1999
Condition: Excellent dial; very good case and bracelet, with light signs of wear. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
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