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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 182

JAQUET DROZ PAIR CASE WATCH PINK GOLD Jaquet Droz, London, No. 11785. Made in Switzerland for the English market, circa 1785, probably retailed by Maillardet. Very fine and rare, heavy, 18K gold pair-cased pocket watch.

C. Outer: two-body, bassine polished. Inner: two-body, bassine polished. Gilt-metal dust cover. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer dot minute indexes, Arabic fi ve minute numerals. Gold Louis XV hands. M. 34.5 mm., frosted gilt, full plate, conical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance, fl at balance spring, fi nely pierced and engraved foliate balance cock, diamond end stone, silver regulation disc. Dial and dust cap signed. Diam. 49 mm.

HKD 85,000 - 130,000

USD 11,000 - 17,000 / EUR 8,500 - 13,000

Sold: HKD 106,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-19

Good

Dent(s)

Movement: 3-8**

Good

Slightly scratched

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original