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Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 190

Horological School of Le Locle
Electro-mechanical desk-clock, centre-seconds, paper-weight-shaped; gilded brass

CHF 500 - 1,000

EUR 500 - 950 / USD 550 - 1,100 / HKD 4,200 - 8,400

Sold: CHF 625

Gilded brass, electro-mechanical, desk-clock in the shape of a paper-weight.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6-8


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Horological School , Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux)

Year circa 1950-1960

Movement No. 8 001

Case No. unnumbered

Material gilded brass

Caliber electric with balance-wheel, 1.5-volt C battery (LR 14)

Height 45 mm.

Width 110 mm.

Thickness 97 mm.

Signature dial


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.