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Hong Kong, Oct 14, 2021

LOT 3

Agassiz
Pocket watch, split-seconds chronograph, minute counter; 14K yellow gold

HKD 12,600 - 25,200

CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / EUR 1,400 - 2,800 / USD 1,650 - 3,300

Sold: HKD 17,500

14K yellow gold, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the round push-piece located on the crown)
· Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular push-piece located on the case-band at 11 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)

White enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.

Movement 17’’’, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted; chronograph work and split-seconds work on the top plate.


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Grading System
Grade: A

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 Agassiz Watch Co., Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Model made for the American market

Year circa 1910-1920

Movement No. 254 816

Case No. 254 816 (by “AW”, probably American Watch Case Co., New York)

Material 14K yellow gold

Diameter 46.9 mm.

Caliber 17’’’, straight-line lever escapement, adjusted

Weight 78.3 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial and movement

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.
Important notice – Special conditions

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