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    GENTLEMEN'S PERPETUAL METEORITE WRIST WATCH
    Muonionalusta - Iron fine octahedrite - (IVA)
    Northern Sweden - (67° 48'N, 23° 6'E)


    Here is a fine luxury accessory created from the famed Swedish Muonionalusta meteorite found in 1906. This is a self-winding watch that keeps time by your movements. It has a deep reddish leather wristband, and the face exhibits the unique design known as Widmanstätten patterning. This patterning is the result of Nickel-Iron crystals that consist of a fine interleaving of Kamacite and Taenite bands called lamellae - unique to Nickel-Iron meteorites and conclusive indication that this is from outer space. In addition, the face has a seconds sweep dial, a day and night indicator window, the inner watch workings are visible from both the front and back and the meteorite itself has been plated with white gold for preservation. This fine perpetual watch measures 2 inches (5.08 cm) in diameter and 10 inches (25.4 cm) in total length. It is in pristine condition with all stainless steel metal features, is up to 3ATM water resistant and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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