Geneva, May 15, 2023

LOT 270


CHF 4,000 - 8,000

EUR 4,100 - 8,200 / USD 4,600 - 9,100 / HKD 35,400 - 71,000

Sold: CHF 5,000

Very fine 18K gold pocket chronometer with pivoted detent escapement and free-sprung spherical spring,
''bassine et filets'' shaped case, engine-turned, gold hinged cuvette, hinged-front bezel.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-32-01


Slightly restored

HANDS Original

Brand Henry Capt, Switzerland

Year 1860

Case No. 20210

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 54 mm.

Caliber 20''', 18 jewels, gilded 3/4 plate, pivoted detent chronometer escapement, free-sprung spherical balance spring with gold mean and temperature screws, detent is held in place by a small straight spring with means to adjust the tension, instead of typical balance-like tension spring, gold escape wheel, fusee and chain.

Signature Dial, case and movement