LIP Mach 2000 by Roger Tallon - 1975 - N.O.S.
Automatic winding - Ref 43789 - Designer: Roger Tallon
Beautiful and rare LIP Roger Tallon
Durowé 7525 caliber (LIP R573) automatic winding 25 jewels
Deep blue anodized aluminium case
Blue dial (signed LIP at 12:00)
White hands & applied index
Central seconds hand
Date at 06:00
Genuine blue winder at 02:00
Size: 32 X 41 mm. (crown excluded)
Thickness: 10,5 mm.
Stainless steel back numbered (510992)
Original blue strap signed LIP
(+/- 23 cm watch incl.)
Genuine steel buckle
This watch is an authentic N.O.S (New Old Stock) and a real collector for LIP fans.
Note: there is an infime miss of paint on angle of the case (top left-see picture 4) and an very small stripe on the glass
The watch has been checked and oiled in June 2019.
It runs perfectly and on time.
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
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…
He also created later a watch collection for Certina in 1982
Price: 860 €