Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 149

LORGNETTE WATCH PAINTED ON ENAMEL AND GOLD Baudin Freres, Geneve. Made circa 1870. Very fine and rare, 18K gold and painted on enamel folding lorgnette with concealed watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box and winding key.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 56,000 - 72,000 / USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 9,375

Spring-loaded front cover decorated with a painted on enamel panel depicting an angel and his muse against a flower background, finely and deeply pierced and chased body decorated with scrolls and flowers, the hinged lorgnette released by a catch in the side, ring suspension loop. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, set in a polished gold plate. Blued steel hands. 10 ½```, gilt brass bar caliber, 8 jewels, cylinder escapement, plain gilt brass three-arm balance, blued-steel flat balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIM. 84 x 23 mm.