Only Online Auction

Geneva, Sep 22, 2021

LOT 15

Pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market; silver

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 1,850 - 3,700 / USD 2,200 - 4,400 / HKD 17,100 - 34,100


Sold: CHF 1,625

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pair of small pocket watches with centre-seconds, made for the Chinese market.

Polished silver cases.

White enamel dials, with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.

Movements 14’’’, gilded brass, engraved Chinese-style, going barrel, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance with poising screws and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Bovet, Fleurier (Val-de-Travers)

Year circa 1890

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 27 649 and No. 29 463

Material silver

Caliber 14’’’, lateral lever escapement

Dimensions 39.7 mm.

Weight 121 gr. (approx.) with box

Signature cases

Accessories original fitted box; one additional glass; one main-spring; on winding-key


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.