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Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 502

"Varicolored Gold Flowers" Breguet à Paris, Swiss, No. 5182. Made for the Islamic market, circa 1840. Very fine and extremely rare, 18K three-color gold, carillon minute-repeating pocket watch with three hammers striking on two gongs.

CHF 16,000 - 19,000

EUR 10,000 - 12,000 / USD 13,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 33,040

C. Three-body, lobed, florally chased and engraved three-color gold relief floral decoration. Hinged engine-turned gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Islamic numerals, outer minute track with Islamic quarters. Gold Breguet hands. M. 48 mm. (22???), gilt brass, jeweled to the third, cylinder escapement, standing barrel, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs with three hammers activated with a pulland- twist piston in the pendant. Dial and cuvette signed, movement numbered 33681 under the dial. Diam. 57 mm. Property of an Italian Collector

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3-20*


Period original

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original