Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 232

ULLMANN, DOUBLE FACE CHINESE MARKET QUARTER REPEAT J. Ullmann & Co., Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tientsin, Swiss, No. 74015, made for the Chinese market, circa 1910. Fine gold filled hunting-cased quarter-repeating double-face keyless pocket watch with phases of the moon and full calendar with Chinese characters.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

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

Sold: CHF 6,875

Three-body, massive, "bassine", sprung and hinged engine turned front cover with vacant cartouche, reededband, engine turned hinged and sprung back cover. White enamel meantime dial, radial Roman numerals,outer minute indicators and Arabic five minute markers, subsidiary seconds. Gold hands. White enamel calendar dial with Chinese characters for outer date ring, subsidiary days of the week and months, aperture for phases of the moon, setting levers in the bezel. M. 42 mm. (18.5'''), frosted gilt, straight line lever escapement, bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 56 mm.