Only Online Auction

Geneva, Sep 22, 2021

LOT 16

Breguet
Pocket watch, quarter-repeater; 18K or 20K yellow gold, vari-colour gold and enamel

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

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

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 15,000

18K or 20K yellow gold, vari-colour gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, “Louis XVI” pocket watch, with one horological complication:
· Quarter-repeater by two hammers on a bell (activated by depressing the pendant)

Royal blueflinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) case-back, with an applied flower decoration enhanced by rose-cut diamonds, surrounded by a white and blue enamel frame decorated on the border with gold and coloured paillons.

White enamel dial with suspended Roman numerals; silver and paste “Louis XVI” hands.

Movement 15’’’, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock; repeater work on the main plate, under the dial.


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-6-8-13-77

Good

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Slightly damaged

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Restored soft enamel

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original

Brand Breguet, probably made in Geneva

Model apocryphal signature (not Abraham-Louis Breguet)

Year circa 1780-1790

Movement No. 3 528

Case No. unnumbered

Material 18K or 20K yellow gold, vari-colour gold and enamel

Diameter 45.8 mm.

Caliber 15’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Weight 78.2 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial and movement

CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION FOR BUYERS

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.

CONDITION REPORT CAN ONLY BE REQUESTED UP TO DECEMBER 22nd

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.