Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 294

HAUCHAR ? QUARTER-REPEATING PENDANT WATCH J. D. Hauchar, Elève de Breguet à Paris, No. 480. Made circa 1815. Fine and rare, quarter-repeating, 18K gold, enamel and pearl-set pendant watch with a short gold chain and key.

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

USD 2,700 - 3,800 / EUR 2,000 - 3,000

Sold: CHF 3,000

C. Four-body, Empire, reeded band, pearl-set bezel, the back set with a panel of royal blue translucent enamel over sunray engine-turning, pearl-set border. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 30 mm., matte gilt, standing barrel, cylinder escapement, three-arm gold balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator, repeating on polished square-section gongs activated by depressing the pendant. Cuvette signed. Diam. 37 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-24


Slightly chipped

Movement: 3**


Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original