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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Jun 28, 2020

LOT 109

ALBERT H. POTTER & CO.

Keyless-winding pocket watch, minute-repeater; 18K yellow gold Very fine and rare 18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication: Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 6 o'clock) Cover engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher "W. H. B.". Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with a cypher. Inside the cover the mention "Dr. W. H. Buchtel / from his wife / Geneva, Aug. 15th 1888.". Glazed cuvette (dome). White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; blued steel "Breguet" hands.

Brand Albert H. Potter & Co, Geneva

Year Circa 1880-1885

Movement No. 336

Caliber 19''', nickel-plated, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold and platinum poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator.

Dimensions 52 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 12,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original