Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 507

BOUCHERON HISTORICAL "PRE-ART" DECO-STYLE POCKET WATCH; 18K YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL

18K yellow gold and enamel, half hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pre-Art Deco pocket watch, with hinged case-back and subsidiary seconds at 9. Cover and case-back with guilloché engine-turned enamelled decoration, white, blue and green translucent colours, with chiselled twelve roses. Cuvette engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention "A Monsieur F. COLLIN / Sincères Remerciements / Pour Vos Bonnes Leçons / Votre Elève / BASILE PROKHOROFF / Moscou 1911".

Brand Boucheron

Year circa 1910

Movement No. 289 032

Calibre  18 ½ ''' gilded brass, with going barrel, straightline lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with pare-chute

Case No. 289 032

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel.

Caliber 18 ½ ''' gilded brass, with going barrel, straightline lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with pare-chute

Dimensions Ø 50.5 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

HKD 180,000 - 260,000

CHF 22,550 - 33,800 / USD 23,850 - 34,250

Sold: HKD 325,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8-75

Good

Slightly scratched

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Slightly restored soft enamel

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

This watch is illustrated in Néret, Gilles, Boucheron, Le joaillier du Temps, Paris, Edition Conti, 1992, p.33, ill40.