Only Online Auction

Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 23

Borel Fils & Co.
Art Deco purse-watch; silver and enamel

CHF 200 - 400

EUR 190 - 380 / USD 220 - 440 / HKD 1,700 - 3,400

Sold: CHF 250

Silver (0.925) and enamel, hunting-case, keyless-winding, purse watch, with spring-loaded cover.
Cover and case-back with Vieux-rose (light-rose) flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) décor inside black enamelled frames.
“Champagne” colour dial, with suspended luminescent Arabic numerals; blued steel skeleton luminescent hands.
Movement 9’’’ ½, oval-shaped, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator.

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Borel Fils & Cie, Neuchâtel

Model made for G. Nicole, London

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 128 855 (made by Huguenin Frères, Le Locle)

Material silver and enamel

Caliber 11’’’ x 6’’’ ½, oval-shaped, straight-line lever escapement

Height 35.8 mm.

Width 22.4 mm.

Weight 30.6 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial (by the retailer), case and movement (by the maker)


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.