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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022


Albert Didisheim & Frères
Large pocket watch, music; silver

HKD 12,800 - 25,500

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / USD 1,650 - 3,300


Sold: HKD 30,000

Silver (0.800), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with music (barillet-type pinned cylinder musical movement).

Case-back guilloché (engine-turned) with, in the centre, an escutcheon. Glassed cuvette (dome).

White enamel dial with, in a chapter at 12, radial Roman numerals; gilded metal “Louis XV” hands.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Albert Didisheim & Frères, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura), then La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year circa 1895-1905

Movement No. 9 199

Case No. 9 242

Material silver (0.800)

Diameter 59.6 mm.

Caliber 24’’’, cylinder escapement

Signature movement

Accessories copy of the invention patent


Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 6 776, delivered on June 13, 1893, to Albert Didisheim & Frères, La Chaux-de-Fonds, for a “Système de raquette permettant un grand déplacement des goupilles”.


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 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.