Hong Kong, May 29, 2022

LOT 366

Erich Mehnert – Horological School of Glashütte
Demonstration model of the lever escapement; gilded brass, marble and glass

HKD 15,900 - 31,700

EUR 1,950 - 3,900 / CHF 2,000 - 4,000 / USD 2,100 - 4,100

Sold: HKD 27,500

Gilded brass, key-winding, demonstration model of a straight-line lever escapement with uncut bimetallic compensated balance with gilded brass poising screws and blued steel cylindrical hairspring with terminal curves; on a black marble base; under protective glass dome.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Brand Horological School of Glashütte, Göppersdorf (South-East Germany)

Model made in the Horological School of Glashütte (Saxony, Germany)

Year circa 1900-1910

Material gilded brass, marble and glass

Diameter 210 mm. (base)

Caliber straight-line lever escapement

Height 140 mm. (including glass dome)

Weight 3.6 kg. (approx.)

Signature movement

Accessories steel winding-key (modern)