Only Online Auction

Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 92

L. & C. Duchêne
Pocket watch; 18K yellow gold

CHF 700 - 1,400

EUR 675 - 1,350 / USD 760 - 1,520 / HKD 5,950 - 11,900

18K yellow gold, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6.

Case-back guilloché (engine-turned) with, in the centre, an escutcheon; guilloché (engine-turned) case-band; gold cuvette (dome).

White enamel dial, with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Spade” hands.

Movement 18’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Duchene & Fils, Geneva

Year circa 1840-1850

Movement No. 20 093

Case No. 20 722

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 46.2 mm.

Caliber 18’’’, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement

Weight 69.7 gr. (approx.)

Signature cuvette (dome)


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.