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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, September 30, 2014

LOT 70

J. ULLMAN & CO. CHINESE MARKET CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE MINUTE REPEATING HUNTING CASE YELLOW GOLD & ENAMEL J. Ullmann & Co., Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, locations in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tientsin and Wladiwostock, No. 2436. Made circa 1900. Fine, 18K yellow gold, pearl-set and enamel, keyless hunting cased trip minute- repeating pocket watch.

Five-body, polished, front cover painted on enamel with a portrait of a lady, red translucent enamel background, back with a hunting scene depicting a hunter on a horse and a tiger, band decorated with red enamel inlay, the front and rear bezels set with pearls, hinged gold cuvette with engravings. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold Louis XV hands. 20"', matte gilt, double train with differential winding, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, striking the quarters on three gongs with three hammers, centrifugal governor between the dial and dial plate, Silence/Chime selection lever on the bezel border, repeating activated by a trip push- piece in the band.

C. Five-body, polished, front cover painted on enamel with a portrait of a lady, red translucent enamel background, back with a hunting scene depicting a hunter on a horse and a tiger, band decorated with red enamel inlay, the front and rear bezels set with pearls, hinged gold cuvette with engravings.
D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Gold Louis XV hands.
M. 20"', matte gilt, double train with differential winding, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, striking the quarters on three gongs with three hammers, centrifugal governor between the dial and dial plate, Silence/Chime selection lever on the bezel border, repeating activated by a trip push- piece in the band.

USD 6,500 - 9,000

HKD 50,000 - 69,000 / CHF 6,000 - 8,300

Sold: USD 65,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial and cuvette signed. DIAM. 54 mm.