Manual wind inhouse 17 jewels sub second with Incabloc - Gold Plated Nickel Chrome Alloy & Stainless Steel Caseback
|Brand:||L I P (Lipmann Frères / Lip SA; Besançon, FRANCE)|
|Model:||2531755 Dress Watch|
|Reference Number:||5 2 0 3 4 5|
|Movement:||Manual wind inhouse 17 jewels sub second with Incabloc|
|Case material:||Gold Plated Nickel Chrome Alloy & Stainless Steel Caseback|
|Material fineness:||Usual LIP - 40µ 18 carat gold|
|Type:||Analogue wristwatch (More lots)|
|Condition:||Worn & in very good condition|
◄N.B. Daylight photos can vary; workshop ones are taken under special light. Macro lens used; in enlarged photos you'll see things you wouldn't normally! I don't use enhancement software.►
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Case diameter: 34.02mms less original crown
Strap type/material: Fleurus Sellier ostrich leather
Strap size: Wrist>>>19870cms
Dial: Classic LIP 'Crème' with time-earned patina
Movement: *Rare* inhouse 17 jewels sub second with Incabloc. Serviced for auction (60€) by LIP specialist; keeps time
Calibre: #R254; Google 'LIP R25 ranfft' on this landmark French movement - *254* is later with Incabloc and longer reserve (spring)
History & Notes
From my French section here is the third of a number of classic LIPs in virtually Collector's Quality condition. The Reserve has been set accordingly.
Examine the photos carefully; they form the majority of this great and increasingly rare French vintage watch's description. You should note the superb 'Fleurus Sellier' ostrich strap
The LIP will be wrapped carefully (see my Feedback, bid with confidence!) and shipped via Colissimo Insured & Signed For.
E & O E
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© AntMat's Auto Matters & Watches 2019
ANTMAT IS AN ABBREVIATION OF ANTERIOR MATTERS (PAST TIMES)
I have been collecting watches for some 50 years, starting with Tavannes/Cymas and later Crotons. My first watch was a Tavannes/Cyma given to my mother during the London 'Blitz' in WW2. Like many of my watches, this one has an interesting history. My mother joined the ATS (The Auxiliary Territorial Service) early in 1941 and became one of a fleet of drivers who chauffeured the likes of Winston Churchill and later General Eisenhower.
One day one of her friends was a couple of minutes late picking up Mr. Churchill and was given a 'rollicking' by the great man:
“Why are you late?”, he roared. “Time is precious and we do not have enough of it. Time is running out – we must not, indeed we cannot waste it!”
In tears my mother's friend replied, “I am sorry Sir but I do not have a watch, and the clock in the car must be a bit slow.”
Tearing a page off his notebook he scribbled something on it and said, “Take this to the Ministry of Supply the very minute you drop me off and demand to see the Minister personally by my order. My mother's friend gave the Minister Churchill's note who said to her, “Tell Mr. Churchill that his order will be placed immediately and you girls will all receive watches as soon as possible.”
The watches arrived two weeks later! How they came is another story!
So that was watch number one which my mother gave me when I went away to school about 13 years later. I still have it and it still keeps time.
Once I started work, I bought a watch a month for about 20 years and then on average 1.5 a month for the next 20 years. This formed the basis of my collection though I still buy the odd watch for parts or sometimes because I feel like it!
I have always cared about my watches and when I sell one it is like losing an old friend. Accordingly I try and make sure that they are in good order and/or serviced before being well packed.
Finally I strongly recommend that you read my Feedback; it tells its own story!
Well I must go - time flies when you're my age,
Catawiki member since March 31, 2015, received 509 reviews in total (143 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||100% (143 reviews)|
|(last 12 months)|
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Very god delivery😎👍🇸🇪I am glad you were pleased with the delivery but how did you find that fabulous and very rare watch?
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.l'oggetto non e' male ma le sue condizioni non sono ottimali il bilanciere (di difficilissima sostituzione ) e' in condizioni pessime e disassato quindi in pessime condizioni di utilizzo
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.La description correspond à l'article, super emballage ! entièrement satisfait de mon acquisition...Merci beaucoup pour vos paroles aimables. Ce type d’évaluation m’incite à travailler encore plus dur en ce qui concerne la préparation, la description et l’expédition des montres que je vends.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.La spedizione è arrivatA nei tempi stabiliti e con imballaggio perfetto. L'orologio è corrispondente alla descrizione ed è perfettamente funzionante. Molto soddisfatto dell'acquisto.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Watch arrived perfectly protected, unable to imagine how to do it better. Exchanges with the vendor were delicious (about the watch but not only). And the Watch is incredible, awesome, stunning....
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.I received the watch very soon. It was very well wrapped, with care, everything was perfect.
Antmat is a very serious and affordable seller.
The watch works well and is just like in photoes.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.I received the watch that is in accordance with the announced description.I am pleased that all went well, including the watch arriving in good time!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.super vendeur, envoi soigné.
une montre au top. bon entretien effectué, un service après-vente dédié si besoin. un vrai passionné de montre ou un artisan horloger? A suivre pour les prochaines vente.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Montre reçue dans les temps prévus, parfaitement emballée et correspondant absolument au descriptif, elle correspond tout à fait à mon attente et elle est magnifique. Ce vendeur est à recommander.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Anthony's watches are just much better in real than on the pictures ! Package cannot be better, it's about impossible that something bad could happen during the shipping (10/10). Thank you very much !
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.!!A NO RESERVE AUCTION FOR A GREAT WATCH - DON'T MISS IT!!
IT'S TRUE! IT'S A GREAT WATCH!THANK YOU NUNO (I KNOW, I'M SHOUTING! BUT THEN IT WAS A GREAT WATCH AND YOU SNAPPED UP A BARGAIN!
Condition as described and very careful packaging!
Very helpful seller. Item very nice and as expected.Thank you very much for your positive Feedback. It is always appreciated and makes me try even harder!
Awesome experience. The packing and shipping were both incredible, and the watch looks even better in person. This seller goes above and beyond expectations, and I would love to work with him again.Thank you very much for your very generous comments. Like Avis i have to try harder! I am sorry about the slight delay in delivery but there was a European holiday May 1st and French Customs were up to their usual tricks -holding up shipments whilst they decided which sack to check!
Keep looking as I have some good stuff in the pipeline. If you are a collector, give some ideas of what you look out for. I still have about 150 watches in the collection.
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|Hong Kong, China||$44.54|
|Rest of Europe||$34.52|
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You can pick up this lot from the seller: SIGOURNAIS (Pays de la Loire), France.
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