LIP Mach 2000 Moon phase - Prototype never offered for sale - N.O.S.
1991 - Designer: Roger Tallon
Stunning and extremely rare LIP Mach 2000 / Moon
PUW 255 caliber (Made in Germany)
This movement also equipped the Bulova « Moon Phase »
Prototype produced in very few samples and never offered for sale by SMH-Kiplé (exists with a PUW or an Eta quartz movement)
Functions: Day, date and moon phase
Black anodized aluminium case
Black dial with a chronograph look
- one counter at 09:00 for days
- one counter at 03:00 for date
- one counter at 06:00 for moon phase
White hands & applied index (yellow for the date)
Central seconds hand
Red and black buttons have no function (!)
The yellow one makes all changes
Size: 41 X 42 mm. (41 X 45 with crowns)
Thickness: 10 mm.
Stainless steel back
Original blue strap
(+/- 23 cm watch incl.)
Genuine steel buckle
This watch is an authentic N.O.S (New Old Stock)
Note: there is an infime miss of paint on the red crown…
This never sold model is an authentic collector !
The watch is in perfect working order and keeps very good time .
New battery (02/2017)
LIP Des heures à conter par Marie-Pia Auschitzky Coustans
Reproduced page 102
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…
He also created later a watch collection for Certina in 1982
Price: 960 €