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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 152

Jacques Roux
Large pocket watch, stop-seconds; silver

CHF 800 - 1,600

EUR 800 - 1,550 / USD 900 - 1,750 / HKD 6,800 - 13,500

Sold: CHF 1,625

Silver, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with centre-seconds, stop-seconds (activated by the push-piece located on the case-band at 4 o’clock) and two horological complications:
· Date of the month (subsidiary dial at 10 o’clock)
· Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 2 o’clock; indications given in French)

Case-back polished.

White enamel dial, with small eccentric hour- and minute-chapter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock), with revolving radial Arabic numerals; yellow gold “Poker & Beetle” hands.

Movement 29’’’, gilded brass, fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (probably gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock with polished steel end-piece, silver regulator disc.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Jacques Roux, Geneva

Year circa 1770-1780

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. unnumbered (by “C&C”)

Material silver

Diameter 84.5 mm.

Caliber 29’’’, fusee and chain, verge escapement

Signature dial and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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