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Brand: Svend_Andersen
Dial Style: Round
Model: Christophorus Colombus - 1492-1992, No. 037/500
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Case Metal: 18K YG
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Sold Date: 10/14/2001
Pre-Auction Estimate: $1845-2460
Price Realized: $2335
Courtesy of Antiquorum

Svend Andersen, Geneve, "Christophorus Colombus - 1492-1992", No. 037/500. Delivered on February10, 1992. Very fine and rare, self-winding, water-resistant, "World Time", 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with two crowns, an 18K yellow gold Andersen buckle and certificate. C. two-body, solid, polished, on the back an engraved astrolabe, stepped bezel. D. at the center, on a blue Chinese lacquer background, parts of the North and South American and African Continents in sand-finished yellow gold, with a line showing Columbus' course, surrounding the map, two revolving matte silver ring dials, activated by the second crown; one with the 24 nocturnal and diurnal hours, the other one bearing the names of 30 cities in the world. "Dauphine" yellow gold hands. M. mechanical with automatic winding. Dial and case signed. Diam. 35 mm. This watch is part of a limited edition of 500 examples commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the extraordinary discovery voyage of Christopher Colombus in 1492.The limited production of this watch is: - 300 pieces in yellow gold - 50 pieces in pink gold - 100 pieces in white gold - 50 pieces in platinum (46 g. platinum case) (Condition: C 3 D 2 - 01 M 2*) (Grade: A)