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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 439

GIRARD-PERREGAUX POCKET CHRONOMETER, PIVOTED DETENT ESCAPEMENT, COMPENSATED BALANCE AND OVERBANKING BREGUET HAIRSPRING; 18K PINK GOLD AND VARICOLOURED GOLD

"Chronomètre bascule, Spiral Cylindrique à Renversement" 18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6, probably made for the Spanish or South-American market. White enamel dial with Roman numerals. Cover and case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) and chiselled with stylized foliage and geometric patterns, varicoloured gold birds and flowers, and, in the centre of the cover an escutcheon

Brand Girard-Perregaux

Model "Chronomètre bascule, Spiral Cylindrique à Renversement"

Year circa 1900

Movement No. 112 175

Calibre  19''', nickel-plated, with going barrel, gold screwedchaton (setting) on the central wheel, pivoted detent escapement, so-called à bascule, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel Breguet hairspring with large terminal curve, "à renversement" (to prevent overbanking)

Case No. 112 175

Material 18K pink gold and varicoloured gold

Caliber 19''', nickel-plated, with going barrel, gold screwedchaton (setting) on the central wheel, pivoted detent escapement, so-called à bascule, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel Breguet hairspring with large terminal curve, "à renversement" (to prevent overbanking)

Dimensions Ø 53.2 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box,

HKD 100,000 - 120,000

CHF 12,850 - 15,800 / USD 13,000 - 18,000

Sold: HKD 125,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original