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Hong Kong, Mar 09, 2022

LOT 59

Pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

HKD 12,800 - 25,500

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / CHF 1,500 - 3,000 / USD 1,650 - 3,300

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch.

Case-back guilloché (engine-turned), with, in the centre, a circle; gold cuvette (dome).

Gold guilloché (engine-turned) dial, with radial Roman numerals; yellow gold “Breguet” hands.

Movement 16’’’ ¾, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (probably gold) and blued steel flat hairspring, blued steel index-regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Derriey, Geneva

Year circa 1830

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 2 889

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 43.1 mm.

Caliber 16’’’ ¾, cylinder escapement

Weight 53.3 gr. (approx.)

Signature cuvette (dome)


A watchmaker named Derriey-Staib is mentioned as being active in Geneva circa 1825.


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