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  • Manufacturer: Leroy
    Reference No: 288/1
    Model Name: Chronomètre Observatoire Pièce Unique for Only Watch
    Material: Aluminium 316AL
    Calibre: Hand-wound mechanical calibre L200 made of Aluminium 316AL (base plate and bridges). 98-hour power reserve.
    Bracelet/Strap: Alligator and alcantara lining grey colored
    Dimensions: 40mm. Diameter

  • Catalogue Essay

    The Maison Leroy – French born and Swiss made - has enthusiastically embraced this opportunity to contribute to medical research by donating one of its unique creations. Connoisseurs and collectors from around the world will be able to appreciate its refined design and its unusual Manufacture Calibre L200 incorporating the fundamental principles of horological science inspired by the work of Pierre Le Roy (1717 – 1785), “the father of modern chronometry” and son of Julien Le Roy, the famous watchmaker known for his absolute quest for precision and the man behind the extraordinary Leroy adventure.
    On this occasion, Leroy will present a one-off edition of the “Chronomètre Observatoire” from the Osmior line that is inspired be one of the historical models in the brand museum: an aluminium travel clock with grande sonnerie dating from 1894 .
    This unique timepiece intended for Only Watch was developed and designed so as to use aluminium as the material for the case, dial, bridges and plate, in tribute to the brand’s exceptional historical heritage, while incorporating a contemporary vision.


Lot offered with No Reserve

Ref. 288/1
The “Chronomètre Observatoire – Pièce unique Only Watch” equipped with the new hand-wound L200 movement entirely developed and built in the Leroy Manufacture. Inspired by a time piece from the Leroy Museum the case, the dial and the movement are made of aluminium.

40mm. Diameter

CHF30,000 - 40,000 

Sold for CHF75,000

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Geneva Auction 7 November 2015 3pm