Christiaan Van der Klaauw, Astrolabium 2000 Christiaan Van der Klaauw, Netherlands, "Astrolabium 2000"
Vente aux enchères Antiquorum N°248 - 10 mars 2011 - Lot N°34
Christiaan Van der Klaauw, Astrolabium 2000 Christiaan Van der Klaauw, Netherlands, "Astrolabium 2000". Sold in October 2005. Very fine, rare and unusual, astronomic, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with astrolabe and an 18K pink gold Christiaan Van der Klaauw buckle. Accompanied by a Christiaan Van der Klaauw wooden box, guarantee and instruction booklet.
C. Three-body, solid, polished, screw-down transparent case back, straight and curved lugs, screwed bars, sapphire crystals. D. Silver, grey and blue, off-center gold disk with division for the 12 signs of the Zodiac, overlapping rings representing the following: equinoctial time, local time, the months, signs of the zodiac, the elevation and azimuth of the sun and the moon on the planisphere, the diurnal and nocturnal hours, the moon phases, the aspect of the sun and the moon in relation to each other. Luminous blue steel alpha hands. M. Base cal. 2824 with Christiaan Van der Klaauw astrolabe module, hand engraved, yellow gold rotor, rhodium plated, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 14.5 mm.