Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 313

Baume & Mercier
Ref. 1919, chronograph, minute and hour counters, triple date à guichets (with apertures), moon phases, calibre Valjoux 88, two-tone silver dial; stainless steel

HKD 31,700 - 47,500

EUR 3,900 - 5,800 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000 / USD 4,100 - 6,100

Sold: HKD 40,000

Stainless steel, manual-winding, “tonneau”-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, two-tone silver colour dial with suspended Arabic numerals, silver colour auxiliary dials, subsidiary seconds at 9 and seven horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (exterior graduation with central index)
· Day of the week (aperture at 11 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Month of the year (aperture at 1 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-17-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original

Brand Baume & Mercier, Geneva

Reference 1919

Year circa 1950

Case No. 436 786

Material stainless steel

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle stainless steel BM buckle (modern)

Caliber 14’’’ (based on Valjoux 88 by Reymond Frères, Les Bioux, Vallée de Joux)

Height 43.2 mm.

Width 35.8 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement