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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2019

LOT 297

EUGÈNE LECOULTRE WATCH WITH SIX COMPLICATIONS. VERY RARE HOROLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS, 18K YELLOW GOLD

A very fine and rare,18K yellow gold, open face, keyless pocket watch with hinged case-back, subsidiary seconds at 6, and six horological complications: Quarter-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 2 o’clock), Instantaneous perpetual calendar, Retrograde (fly-back) date of the month (half-circle graduation at 12 o’clock), Day of the week (aperture at 9 o’clock; indications given in French), Month of the year (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock; indications given in French), Phases of the moon (aperture at 12 o’clock)

Brand Eugene Lecoultre

Year Circa 1860

Calibre  19’’’ gilded brass, with going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve

Case No. 1464

Dimensions 52.5 mm

Signature on the Case, hallmark MF inside case back, Case-back engraved in taille-douce with the cypher “J C H L”; chiselled case band.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

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

Sold: CHF 8,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-71-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

HANDS Original