Only Online Auction
Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022
Achille Ditesheim, La Chaux-de-Fonds (future Movado) – Bonne
Large pocket watch, quarter-repeater, chronograph; 18K yellow gold
HKD 21,300 - 42,500
EUR 2,500 - 4,900 / CHF 2,500 - 5,000 / USD 2,800 - 5,500
TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE
Sold: HKD 22,500
18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and two horological complications:
· Quarter-repeater by two hammers on two steel gongs (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock)
Cover and case-back polished; gold cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the technical specifications of the movement.
White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals; yellow gold “Louis XV” hands.
Movement 20’’’, gilded brass, 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 on the main plate, under the dial; chronograph work on the top plate.