Nautic ski (grey)

LIP Nautic Ski - 1968
LIP R184 electronic caliber - Steel

LIP Nautic Ski.
Appeared in 1968, on the occasion of the Olympic winter games of Albertville and sold for 379,- French francs (a lot in that time), it is the first French watch offering a 200m. ATM

Deep grey genuine dial signed LIP Nautic Ski
Stylized arabic numbers (3, 6, 9, 12)
Luminescent applied index and hands
Central seconds hand
Date at 03:00
Rotating bezel (by the upper crown)

Diameter: 36 mm. (40 mm. winders incl.)
Thickness: 14 mm.
(the crows with lines are fully original)

Stainless steel back signed and numbered (372991)
with the logo of Besançon where Lip was installed

Black « sport » leather strap (new)
Standard length (+/- 23 cm watch incl.)
Steel buckle

This mythical watch from Lip is in perfect and genuine condition. As collector of Lip myself, I only sell it as I have found, after years, an identical one…
There were very few different models of Lip « Nautic Ski » and this one belongs to the first generation and is, with its grey dial, the most researched one (!)

It is of course in perfect working order…


Bibliography:
LIP Des heures à conter par Marie-Pia Auschitzky Coustans
Edition Libris - pages 148 and 149

Marie-Pia Auschitzky Coustans explains:
« The case was done in Switzerland and on the back, you can see the Lip logo lightly engraved. This is why it is often hard to see it, even on models in good condition »

Year: 1968

Price: 920 €