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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 456

BARBEZAT-BAILLOT, “TRUSTY" ART NOUVEAU HUNTING-CASE POCKET WATCH WITH QUARTER-REPEATER MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; GILDED SILVER, ENAMEL AND PEARL-SET

Gilded silver (0.900), enamel and pearl-set, hunting-case, keylesswinding, round-shaped, Art Nouveau pocket watch, made for the Chinese market, with minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the rectangular slide located on the case-band at 12 o’clock). Red flinqué enamel (translucent enamel over guilloché engine-turning) cover and case-back, with polychrome painting on enamel showing, on the cover, a gentleman who takes a keen interest in a lady, both ice skating, and, on the case-back, the portrait of a lady

Brand C. Barbezat-Baillot

Year Circa 1900

Calibre  20’’’, lever escapement (movement based on the Swiss invention patents No. 334, No. 13 244 and No. 13 247)

Case No. 273 926

Diameter 56 mm

Signature Dial

Accessories Copies of the invention patents

HKD 40,000 - 47,000

CHF 4,970 - 5,960 / USD 5,000 - 6,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: HKD 62,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original