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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 31

GIRARD-PERREGAUX MINUTE REPEATER AND CHRONOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Girard-Perregaux, Chaux-de-Fonds, "Chronomètre Répétition à Minutes Chronographe", No. 329701. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, minute-repeating, hunting-cased, keyless 18K gold pocket watch with chronograph.

Four-body, "bassine", engine-turned with polished borders, the front cover with engraved monogram in a cartouche, engraved numerals on the border beneath the dial, button at 12 for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize and technical details. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track and 1/5th of a second chronograph divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold Louis XV hands. Cal. 20''', rhodium plated, 36 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, visible chronograph work, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band.

CHF 2,200 - 4,200

HKD 18,000 - 34,000 / USD 2,300 - 4,300

Sold: CHF 5,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

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


Notes

Dial, case, cuvette and movement signed. DIAM. 57 mm.