Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 39

Charles Oudin Fils
Pocket watch, quarter-repeater, two striking Jacks; “Les Bons Sauvages”; silver and multicoloured gold

HKD 13,000 - 17,300

CHF 1,500 - 2,000 / EUR 1,400 - 1,850 / USD 1,700 - 2,300

Sold: HKD 35,000

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with one horological complication:
· Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by depressing the pendant)
The chiselled varicoloured gold and painting scene shows two Jacquemarts (Jacks), “Les Bons Sauvages”, striking the elapsed time (the man, on the right, strikes the hours and the second shot of the quarters while the woman, on the left, strikes the first shot of the quarters; all animated by the repeating mechanism.
21’’’, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock.


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original

Brand Charles Oudin, Paris

Model made in the Neuchâtel mountains

Year circa 1800-1810

Movement No. 44 454

Case No. 44 454 / 33 280 (by “H T D”, Neuchâtel mountains)

Material silver and multicoloured gold

Diameter 57 mm.

Caliber 21’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Signature cuvette (dome) and movement