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Lot 0458
U-BOAT - a limited edition gentleman's Italo Fontana U-42 GMT wrist watch. Number 026 of 300. Titanium case with calibrated bezel. Reference 6474. Signed automatic movement with quick date set. Black dial with luminous baton hour markers, luminous Arabic numeral four, eight and twelve, date aperture to nine. Fitted to a signed brown leather strap with titanium pin buckle. 54mm. Box and papers.

Condition

  • Movement is currently functioning.
  • Movement appears to be in a generally good condition with little sign of previous intervention when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Dial appears to be in a generally good condition with no marks visible when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Hands show marks and tarnishing when viewed under a x4 loupe.
  • Glass appears free of significant scratches or marks when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Case shows light scratches and marks. Rotating bezel rotates. However, there appears to be slight dints on the bottom right lug.
  • Crown has light scratches when viewed under a 4x loupe.
  • Strap shows wear with visible marks, creasing and discolouration.
  • Buckle shows marks and scratches when viewed under a 4x loupe.

    This lot comes with a box in poor condition with broken hinges and papers dated 28-1-13.

    Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any lots sold.

    Due to opening of the case back we recommend this watch is re-sealed by an authorised technician to ensure any stated water resistance is retained.

    Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers in our catalogue and online for any additional considerations that may affect this lot.

    If you should have further queries regarding this lot, please do not hesitate to contact the Watch Department on 0121 212 5506 or at watches@fellows.co.uk

  • Starting Bid

    £1,300.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 28%

    U-BOAT - a limited edition gentleman's Italo Fontana

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    Estimate £1,300 - £1,800
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    Auction Curated By:
    Laura Bishop
    Watches & Watch Parts
    Augusta House
    19 Augusta Street
    Birmingham, B18 6JA
    United Kingdom
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