|Price||350 € (= $381) [Negotiable]|
ITEM NUMBER: 9702-6
LIP, France, around 1974
Model: LIP rectangular Lady`s watch
Design icon by Roger Tallon
Rectangular black casing of stainless steel with red button
Electronic movement, EM R50
Unique 70s design
Very good condition and fully functional
Another design icon is the Lip rectangular watch, also created by Roger Tallon. Featuring the same design-features like the Mach 2000, the shape of the case is a little bit different – nevertheless the watch is made in the same high-quality way.
The rectangular Lady`s watch is in very good condition. The wristwatch is equipped with an electronic movement EM R50 and is fully functioning (no guarantee on timekeeping accuracy). The black dial with white line indices shows the LIP logo, as well as the strap. On the reverse side of the casing the watch is numbered “046945”.
Roger Tallon (1929 – 2011)
The French product designer Roger Tallon studied engineering from 1944 to 1950. He then worked at Jacques Viénot and Jean Parthenay’s studio, which he later took over. 1957 Tallon taught at the arts and crafts school in Paris. The product designer created hundreds of objects, among others for Peugeot, Kodak, Air France, General Motors and SNCF. His designs for the watchmaker LIP are classics today.
The French watchmaker LIP was founded 1867 by Emmanuel Lipmann (1844-1913). After his death, the company continued successfully and experimented with several techniques and materials. Soon, LIP achieved a yearly production of up to 500.000 watches, including the LIP Electronic with the movement R.27. In 1974, Claude Neuschwader took over LIP’s management and worked with various designers, among others with Roger Tallon, Marc Held and Jean Dinh Van. Since 1975 the Mach 2000 watches became avant-garde style icons.
No guarantee on time keeping accuracy and durance.
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