Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 489

BREGUET ART NOUVEAU MINUTE REPEATING Breguet, Swiss, No. 2981, case No. 16280. Made circa 1910. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K gold, art nouveau, keyless pocket watch.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 56,000 - 72,000 / USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 10,625

Four-body, "demi-bassine", solid, polished, outer case with engraved art nouveau floral decoration and initials. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with roman numerals, outer minute track, black painted Arabic five minute numerals, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel Breguet hands. Cal. 17''', gilt, 16 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 53 mm. THICKNESS 17 mm.