A very rare and well-preserved stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with tachymeter scale, bracelet and certificate

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Girard-Perregaux
    Year: 1968
    Reference No: 9075-AF
    Case No: 953’189
    Model Name: Olimpico
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Manual, cal. Excelsior Park 40-68, 17 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel bracelet, max length 190 mm
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 39 mm diameter
    Signed: Case and dial signed
    Accessories: With original Girard-Perregaux guarantee stamped by Hotoy Ltd. and product literature

  • Catalogue Essay

    In the 1950s, Girard-Perregaux debuted the Olimpico series to celebrate the Olympic Games, and for the next 30 years the manufacturer released a different model every four years. The present watch, made in 1968, was Girard-Perregaux’s commemorative endeavor dedicated to the 1968 Games in Mexico.

    In terms of its aesthetics, the combination of wondrously preserved luminous indexes, stepped case, and radiantly printed subsidiary registers form a harmonious lilt of wondrous colors. On the wrist, it looks very modern, given the thick lugs and the respectable 39mm case diameter. The movement fitted in this chronograph was made by Excelsior Park.

    The present chronograph is in excellent condition, with a certificate and product literature. Given the surging demand from connoisseurs for vintage chronographs, the present watch is an exclusive opportunity to own one of the finest and rarest Olimpicos to ever come to auction.

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Ref. 9075-AF
A very rare and well-preserved stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with tachymeter scale, bracelet and certificate

芝柏,「Olimpico」型號9075-AF,非常罕有及精細,精鋼鏈帶腕錶,配計時功能,1968年製。附原裝證書

1968
39 mm diameter
Case and dial signed

Estimate
HK$50,000 - 100,000 
$6,000-12,000

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Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
thomasperazzi@phillips.com
+852 2318 2030

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Hong Kong Auction 27 May 2019