Sp loading
LOADING IMAGES
Click to full view Click to full view

Image Image

Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, October 27, 2018

LOT 224

ADRIEN RIGACCI SCHOOL WATCH WITH THE SEAL OF GENEVA QUALITY MARK, BY A FUTURE PATEK PHILIPPE'S WATCHMAKER, 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, hinged case-back, subsidiary seconds at 6 Cuvette engraved in taille-douce with the mention "Alexandre Rigacci / Genève 19.XI.86 / 11 Avril 22 / L. 17.IV.98 / S. 22.II.23 / C. 25.IV.26"

Brand Adrien Rigacci

Year circa 1915

Caliber 18''' gilded brass, with going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, Geneva seal

Dimensions Ø 50 mm.

Signed Dial and movement

HKD 16,000 - 24,000

CHF 2,000 - 3,000 / USD 2,100 - 3,100

Sold: HKD 27,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2-01*

Very good

Dial: 2

Very good


Notes

Seal of Geneva Quality Mark A trademark of the Office of Geneva Control of Watches, was first established on November 6, 1886, to control watches made in the Canton of Geneva. Watches awarded the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark must "after examination prove to have a perfect mechanism to ensure regular and durable functioning". Adrien Rigacci, Geneva He made three movements under his own name at the Horological School of Geneva. Only one of them - the present watch - was cased. For the remainder of his career, Rigacci worked at Patek Philippe.