Description

    Corum Meteorite Peary, No. 205, Interesting White Gold Wristwatch With Date & Moon Phases, circa 1990's
    Case: two body, 18k white gold, hooded lugs with two blue enameled medallions, engraved case back and bezel, 34.5 mm., side crown guard, sapphire crystal, back secured with screws
    Dial: meteorite, blue outer date ring with gold numerals, gold Dauphine hands and gold date pointer, aperture for the phases of the moon
    Movement: six jewel, quartz
    Band: black ostrich with steel Corum buckle
    Signed: all parts signed Corum, with original leather tri-fold

    Note: The case back engraving states that the dial is made of meteorite found by Robert E. Perry, cosmic origin, impact point at Cape York, Greenland. Robert Edwin Perry (1856-1920) was an American admiral and explorer. He made eight Arctic voyages to the Greenland coast, arriving on the East coast in 1891-1892. In 1909, he led the first expedition to the North Pole, though his achievement was disputed by his fellow-explorer Frederick Cook, who claimed to have reached the Pole in 1908, a claim generally discredited.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Corum Meteorite Peary, No. 205, Interesting White Gold Wristwatch With Date & Moon Phases
    Model: 81.450.59
    Dial: meteorite, blue date ring, moon phases
    Hands; yellow gold Dauphine
    Metal: 18k white gold
    Case No: 434739
    Case Info: two body, back secured with screws
    Case Width: 34.5 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: six jewel, quartz
    Band: black ostrich, steel Corum buckle
    Circa: 1990's
    Condition: case is good, dial is superb, movement is good


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    December, 2009
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