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

Lot Number: 54208

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5408-54208

Bovet, Rare and Fine Fleurier Amadeo 42 with Jumping Hours, 18K White Gold, Automatic, Ref. AFHS002, Circa early 2010's
Case: 42 mm,18K white gold, two body, with pocket-watch-style hinged and floating lugs capped by cabochon sapphires, cabochon-capped crown, and screw-down exhibition back, No. 008655
Dial: skeletonized, with raised white gold outer ring, sapphire at 12, Tahitian mother-of-pearl revolving minute ring with Arabic numerals, and Arabic-numbered jumping-hour ring; fixed red-arrow minute indicator and white gold circular hour aperture serve as hands
Movement: Bovet, caliber 13BA04 automatic, 32 jewels, Swiss lever, with five adjustments, jump-hour function, 48-hour power reserve, hand-engraved 22K white gold rotor, and rhodium finish with Geneva stripes, No. 009038
Band: crocodile, with 18K white gold deployment clasp echoing lug design
Signed: Bovet on dial, case, and movement

This exceedingly rare timepiece predates later versions, which switched to a fixed minute track with rotating indicator arrow. It is accompanied by its box and online-sourced background information.


Condition Report*: Type: Bovet, Rare and Fine Fleurier Amadeo 42 with Jumping Hours, 18K White Gold, Automatic, Ref. AFHS002, Circa early 2010's
Signed: Bovet on dial, case, and movement
Model: Fleurier Amadeo 42 with Jumping Hours, Ref. AFHS002
Dial: skeletonized, with raised white gold outer ring, sapphire at 12, Tahitian mother-of-pearl revolving minute ring with Arabic numerals, and Arabic-numbered jumping-hour ring
Hands: fixed red-arrow minute indicator and white gold circular hour aperture
Metal: 18K white gold
Case: #008655
Case Info: two body, with pocket-watch-style hinged and floating lugs capped by cabochon sapphires, cabochon-capped crown, and screw-down exhibition back
Case Width: 42 mm
Crystal: sapphire
Watch Movement: Bovet, caliber 13BA04 automatic, 32 jewels, Swiss lever, with five adjustments, jump-hour function, 48-hour power reserve, hand-engraved 22K white gold rotor, and rhodium finish with Geneva stripes, No. 009038
Band: crocodile, with 18K white gold deployment clasp echoing lug design
Circa: early 2010's
Condition: Excellent overall, showing only light signs of wear. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
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