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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 07, 2015

LOT 85

J. ULLMAN & CO. CHINESE MARKET CARILLON GRANDE SONNERIE MINUTE REPEATING HUNTING CASE YELLOW GOLD AND ENAMEL J. Ullmann & Co., Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, locations in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tientsin, No. 2100. Made circa 1900. Fine, 14K yellow gold, pearl-set and enamel, keyless hunting cased trip minuterepeating pocket watch.

Six-body, polished, front cover painted on enamel with a portrait of a lady, red translucent enamel background, back with a one goat and two woman, 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 fancy hands. 20"`, matte gilt, double train with differential winding, 28 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.

HKD 160,000 - 240,000

USD 20,000 - 30,000 / CHF 21,000 - 31,000

Sold: HKD 475,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-78

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Missing pearl(s)/stone(s)

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial and cuvette signed. DIAM. 54 mm.