DescriptionBuben&Zorweg World Time Flying Tourbillon Regulator With Watch Winders And Music
Case: tall case, rectangular, white lacquer finish with glazed hinged door for the movement, secure wooden panels and back. Twelve electrically driven, 220v watch winders featuring a 10 hours sleep mode and a remaining 14 hours winding mode that can be set at three speeds of rotation, musical system playing W.A. Mozart's "The Magic Flute", "A Little Serenade" and "Ronda Alla Turca", mirrored panels, 70 inches high, 19 inches wide, 8 1/2 inches deep
Dial: two-tone silver, inner sunray-brushed decoration, painted black radial Roman numerals, subsidiary oversized dials for the world time system at 6, for the date at 9, apertures for the flying tourbillon at 12 and for the winding at 3, outer black minute division, blackened steel feuille hands
Movement: caliber 1389 by Erwin Sattler, square,160 x 160 mm, 4 cylindrical pillars, nickel brass, heavy double weight, 30-days going with constant power, 11 jewels, going barrel with 4 wheel train, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance with timing screws, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, one-minute flying tourbillon regulator with three-arm cage bearing the seconds hand
Note: This impressive clock is one-of-a-kind, a unique custom made piece. Due to the size and weight, prospective buyers who are unable to collect in person (Dallas) are advised to obtain a shipping quote from our shipping department before the auction.
Type: Buben&Zorweg World Time Flying Tourbillon Regulator With Watch Winders And Music
Condition: dial is superb, case is good overall, movement good and complete but the large double cylindrical drive weight that hangs from the pully is missing, per a B&Z dealer this can be ordered from the factory, retail price quote for the part on 7/20/2015 was $2,600
Notes: Lot to be previewed only in Dallas by appointment.
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