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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 17

LOSADA RETROGRADE TRIPLE DATE YELLOW GOLD Losada, 105 Regent Street, London, No. 6170. The case with London hallmarks for 1867-68. Made for the South American market. Fine, and extremely rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold hunting cased pocket watch with retrograde date triple calendar. Accompanied by a fitted box.

Four-body, "bassine," by Alfred Stram (AS), covers, band and bezels entirely chased and engraved with floral and foliate decoration, front with engraved monogram . Hinged gold cuvette engraved: Manuel Fidel Castillo. Silver with applied gold decoration, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost applied gold leaf and flower pattern, center with applied gold flower basket, subsidiary dials for constant seconds, day and month indication, scale for retrograde date at 12. Blued steel fleur-de-lis hands. 17```, gilt brass, 15 jewels, ¾ plate, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 10,625


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01

Good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial and movement signed, numbered in the case. DIAM. 51 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.