Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 408

HEBDOMAS, 8 DAY GOING, ENAMEL AND PEARL Hebdomas, Swiss, No. 117855. Made for the Chinese market circa 1900. Rare, 14K gold and enamel, pearl-set, eight day going, keyless fob watch with Paul Perret special compensation balance.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 6,250

Three body, "bassine et filets", band with enamel foliate decoration, the front and the back with painted on enamel scenes of a coutring couple, on the front a portrait of a lady, bezels pearl-set. White enamel eccentric with Roman numerals, outer gilt floral decoration and visible balance. Blued steel "spade" hands. 14''', giIt brass, inverted Hebdomas patented caliber with extra large barrel on the back, straight fine lever escapement, Paul Perret bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-24


Slightly chipped

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.