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  • Manufacturer: Christiaan van der Klaauw
    Year: Circa 2008
    Case No: 750/000
    Model Name: Astrolabium 2000
    Material: 18K pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 2824-2, 25 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Christiaan van der Klaauw pin buckle
    Dimensions: 40mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Further accompanied by Christiaan van der Klaauw warranty dated April 2008 stamped Watchbuys, instruction manual, outer packaging and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    With a focus on astronomical timepieces, Dutchman Christiaan van der Klaauw introduced his first astronomical clock in 1974. Regarded as the only watchmaker in the industry to be completely devoted to hand-made astronomical timepieces, the brand was recognized as one of the 65 brands to be able to claim the prestigious title by Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) “Haute Horlogerie”.

    With a small number of Christiaan van der Klaauw timepieces produced every year, every piece can be deemed as somewhat limited or even unique to some extent. Hand-made and finished, Christiaan van der Klaauw timepieces utilizes modified ETA calibers. The Astrolabium 2000 was initially introduced in the start of the new millennium along with its signature model Planetarium.

    The present Astrolabium 2000 in pink gold is offered in attractive overall condition and is accompanied by the full set of accessories including the original warranty and the presentation box. A perfect opportunity for lovers of astrology to acquire a beautiful piece of mechanical art.

Σ899

A very fine and unusual pink gold astronomical wristwatch with month, zodiacs, solar and lunar positions, warranty and box

Circa 2008
40mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

Estimate
HK$78,000 - 155,000 
€8,500-16,900
$10,000-19,900

Sold for HK$175,000

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi

Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031

[email protected]

 

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: X

Hong Kong Auction 10 July 2020