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  • Manufacturer: Chronoswiss
    Reference No: CH-1641W-OW15
    Model Name: “Ouroboros”, Chronoswiss for Only Watch 2015
    Material: Solid 31-part case manufactured in 18-karat white gold with Palladium, polished,  40 mm, height 13.70 mm; polished screw-in bezel with antireflective sapphire crystal; solid onion-shaped crown; fully threaded, screw-in back with antireflective sapphire crystal; screw-in strap-lugs with patented Autobloc system; water-resistant to 3 bar
    Calibre: Chronoswiss Caliber C.126, automatic; quarter-hour repetition with “all-or-nothing” safety device, repeater on two gongs beat; skeletonized rhodium-plated rotor with guilloche details and ball bearing; polished pallet fork, escape wheel and screws; plates with perlage (circular graining); bridges with Côtes de Genève (Geneva stripes) and sections with perlage; engravings and jewel settings gold-plated; Ø 28 mm (12½´´´), height 8.35 mm; 38 jewels; Incabloc shock absorber; ca. 40-hour power reserve; 4 Hz., 21.600 A/h (semi-oscillations); Glycydur balance; Nivarox 1 flat balance-spring; fine adjustment via excenter cam
    Bracelet/Strap: Louisiana Alligator with pin buckle made of 18-karat white gold
    Dimensions: 40mm. Diameter/13.70mm Thickness

  • Catalogue Essay

    Chronoswiss was founded by master watchmaker Gerd-Rüdiger Lang and his wife in 1983. Since February 2012, it has been under the ownership and guidance of entrepreneurial family Ebstein from Lucerne, Switzerland. Still an independent family business, Chronoswiss is specialized in the manufacture of high-quality, mechanical Swiss wristwatches with a passion for detail. These are exported to 26 countries, where they can be purchased from 300 select specialized dealers. The company headquarters are located in Lucerne (Switzerland). In spring 2013, CEO Oliver Ebstein founded a special workshop at Lucerne which is dedicated to the traditional crafts of guilloche à main, skeletonization and enamel.

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Ref. CH-1641W-OW15
In its second contribution, “Ouroboros”, Chronoswiss pays tribute to the ancient symbol of a serpent eating its own tail, a metaphor for eternal re-creation. This fascinating timepiece is yet another example for artistic craftsmanship performed at Chronoswiss, the white gold dial having been engraved by hand.

40mm. Diameter/13.70mm Thickness

Estimate
CHF29,000 - 39,000 

Sold for CHF29,000

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Geneva Auction 7 November 2015 3pm