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WOSTEP "Longines" Automatic Wristwatch

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

WOSTEP "Longines" Automatic Wristwatch, c. 1980-85, three-piece stainless steel case with silvered roman numeral dial with date aperture and black stick hands, marked "Centre De Perfectionnement Horolger/W.O.S.T.E.P./Neuchatel/Automatic," Geneva-finished nickel-plated movement with upper bridge marked "Longines Swiss L9941/twenty-five jewel/54328597," beryllium monometallic balance wheel with flat Nivarox hairspring, dia. 34 mm.

Provenance: Collection of Bernhard W. Stoeber.

Note: The components for this watch were furnished by Longines. WOSTEP had the dials repainted with their logo. Students were able to purchase and assemble these watches.
Estimate $300-400

snapback case marked Stainle steel/18923847, interior marked Longines Swiss made 4185.3 and 994


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Keywords

Bernhard W. Stoeber, Applied sciences, Brands, Horology, Longines, Luxury brands, Nivarox, The Swatch Group, Time, Watch, WOSTEP