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Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$123,000$100,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch, c. 1965, rare stainless steel water-resistant antimagnetic dive watch with sweep center second hand made for the U.S. Navy, bidirectional revolving black bezel with luminous unit indication, screw-back engraved with military markings, "MIL-W-22176," serial number 0287, movement marked "seventeen jewels Tornek-Rayville No. TR-900," with brass dust cover, dia. 40 mm.
Estimate $30,000-50,000

dial reads "Swiss PM 107" at the 6-o'clock area, watch is running, case back was removed for the first time to inspect and photograph according to the consignor. This watch was issued to the consignor. All parts including crown are original, scratches to the original crystal
Digital images of the consignor wearing the watch (not confirmed it is this watch) will be provided to the winning bidder.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.