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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, November 11, 2018

LOT 350

MOTHER-OF-PEARL MARQUETERY

A very fine and rare, gilt brass and mother-of-pearl Singing Bird box.

Brand Alpha

Year Circa 1960

Dimensions 105 x 70 x 42 mm.

Accessories Original price list, winding key and original box

CHF 9,000 - 14,000

HKD 72,000 - 112,000 / USD 9,000 - 14,000

Sold: CHF 16,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense


Notes

The company Alpha was specializing in fine mechanical, clock systems for model railways, chess clocks and Christmas tree stands under the Kürzek "MAUS" (Max Andres Uhrenfabrik Schwenningen) made since 1929. The company went extinct after the death of the company founder.