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    Van Cleef & Arpels Gentleman's Stainless Steel Automatic World Time Watch with Alarm
    Case: 39 mm, round, stainless steel, six screw case closure, vibrating caseback, No. 145400, 543094, Swiss Made, transparent sapphire view windows on the case rim
    Dial: silvered with applied stainless steel Roman numerals at 12, 3, 6 & 9 o'clock, remaining Dash hour indexes, inner minute track, enameled 24 world cities center revolving mother-of-pearl disc with red alarm time triangle
    Movement: automatic, caliber 50, 34 jewels, Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre JLC 918 movement with a power reserve of 44 hours
    Strap: black leather completed by a stainless steel deployant buckle; 8 inches (adjustable)
    Signed: Van Cleef & Arpels on the case, strap and clasp
    Gross Weight: 89.30 grams
    Note: watch is currently in working order


    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Stainless Steel

    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: A handsome gentleman's watch makes the perfect gift the world traveler. Watch strap shows slight signs of wear. Monsieur Arpels Alarm, circa 2004.
    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a purse-like compartmentalized vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. The firm continues under the umbrella of the Richmont Group.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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