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Geneva, Nov 10, 2019

LOT 235

KARRUSEL CLASS A KEW CERTIFICATE

Very fine and rare, half hunting case,18K gold, keyless pocket watch with karrusel. Kew Certificate, class A, 82 Marks.

Brand I.A. & N.C., London

Model Karrusel

Year Circa 1900

Movement No. 125322

Calibre  18’’’, frosted gilt, three quarter plate, 17 jewels, going barrel, lateral lever escapement, free-sprung cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring with terminal curve, diamond endstone, all mounted on a Bonniksen 52 1/2 minute Karrusel regulator

Case No. 5051

Diameter 50 mm

Signature Movement

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 6,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

 Karrusel: a revolving escapement that is designed to reduce position errors in a watch and is mounted in a carriage similar to that of a tourbillion but differs from it in its slower speed of rotation and in having the fourth wheel contained inside the carriage