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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 49

JASON STAPLIN PAIR-CASED QUARTER-STRIKING TWO-TRAIN POCKET CLOCK-WATCH, WITH CENTRESECONDS AND STOP FEATURE, MADE FOR THE CHINESE MARKET; GILDED BRASS, PASTEGEM- SET, PEARL-SET AND ENAMEL

Gilded brass, paste-gem-set, pearl-set and enamel, pair-cased open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket clock-watch made for the Chinese market, with centre-seconds, stop feature and one horological complication: â?¢ Striking the hours and the quarters in passing on one bell (function â?¢ activated by the push-bolt at 3 o'clock) Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with geometric patterns and royal blue flinqué enamel panel; bezels set with alternating red paste stones and half-pearls.

Brand Jason Staplin

Year circa 1780

Movement No. 534

Calibre  18''', full plate, gilded brass, engraved with scrolls, with fusee and chain, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (polished steel) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded English cock, diamond end-stone; standing barrel for quarter-striking; stop-balance (push-bolt at 8 o'clock)

Material gilded brass, paste-gem-set, pearl-set and enamel

Caliber 18''', full plate, gilded brass, engraved with scrolls,with fusee and chain, cylinder escapement,monometallic balance (polished steel) and bluedsteel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gildedEnglish cock, diamond end-stone; standing barrelfor quarter-striking; stop-balance (push-bolt at 8o'clock)

Dimensions Ø 63 mm.

Signature movement

HKD 46,000 - 56,000

CHF 5,950 - 7,150 / USD 6,000 - 7,200

Sold: HKD 62,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-6

Good

Slightly oxidized

Movement: 3-29*

Good

Lacking elements

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original