Only Online Auction

Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 2

A. Huguenin & Sons
Pocket watch, quarter-repeater, chronograph; 14K yellow gold

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 1,930 - 3,860 / USD 2,180 - 2,360 / HKD 17,000 - 34,000

Sold: CHF 2,500

14K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with two horological complications:
· Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 1 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock) with outer ring divided in 300

Cover engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with an Eagle; case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “F B de G”; glazed gold cuvette (dome).

18’’’ ½, ¾ plate, nickel-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; repeater work on the main plate, under the dial; chronograph work on the top plate.


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-71-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

HANDS Original

Brand A. Huguenin & Sons, Le Locle

Year circa 1890

Movement No. 28 042

Case No. 28 042 (by “R.F”)

Material 14K yellow gold

Diameter 54 mm.

Caliber 18’’’ ½, straight-line lever escapement

Weight 125.4 gr.

Signature cuvette (dome)

CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION FOR BUYERS

The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

CONDITION REPORT CAN ONLY BE REQUESTED UP TO DECEMBER 22nd

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.