LIP Mach 2000 by Roger Tallon - 1975
Beautiful and rare LIP Roger Tallon
Durowé 7525 caliber (LIP R573) automatic winding 25 jewels
Black anodized aluminium case
Black dial (signed LIP at 12:00)
Orange & white hands
Orange & white applied indexes
Central seconds hand
Date at 06:00
Dimensions: 32 X 41 mm. (without crown)
Thickness: 10,5 mm.
Stainless steel back numbered (519012)
Original bracelet (signed Lip) - steel buckle
(+/- 23 cm watch incl.)
The painting of the winder has traces of use but beside of this, the watch is in mint condition (!)
A collector time piece.
History of service is unknown but the watch is in perfect working order. Time keeping has been checked on several days.
The Durowé calibers are known for their liability and these watches were sold with two years of warranty in 1975 (!)
LIP Des heures à conter par Marie-Pia Auschitzky Coustans
Reproduced page 157 (bottom right)
Watch (History of the modern wrist watch) by Pieter Doensen
Editor Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon
Reproduced page 71
Roger Tallon, Designer
Born in Paris in 1929
During the 50’s et 60’s, he worked for Caterpillar, General-Motors, Singer, Sud-Aviation, etc.
Later, he created a lamp for Erco, ski-boots for Salomon…
In 1974 and 1975, he designed for LIP a few models how became mythic models…
Price: 790 €