Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021
Arthur & Co.
Pocket watch, minute-repeater, chronograph; 18K pink gold and varicoloured gold
HKD 38,800 - 56,000
CHF 4,500 - 6,500 / EUR 4,200 - 6,100 / USD 5,100 - 7,300
18K pink gold and varicoloured gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
· Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock) with outer ring divided in 300
Cover and case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with white and green gold décor, in the type of those made for the Spanish or South American market.
Movement 19’’’ ½, ¾ plate, 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; repeater work; chronograph work on the top plate.