Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 416

JEANNERET & KOCHER AND LECOULTRE & CO. LARGE POCKET CHRONO- METER, MINUTE-REPEATER, CHRONOGRAPH, PERPETUAL CALENDAR, LEAP-YEAR, MOON PHASES; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket chronometer, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and eight horological complications: • Minute-repeater on two steel gongs (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock) • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock) • Half-instantaneous perpetual calendar • Date of the month (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock) • Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock; indications given in English) • Month of the year (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock; indications given in English) • Four-year cycle of leap-years (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock) • Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock) Cover and case-back polished.

Brand Jeanneret & Kocher, La Chaux-de-Fonds

Year Circa 1893-1896

Movement No. 1 083

Calibre  20’’’, based on LeCoultre & Co., Le Sentier (Vallée de Joux) 19 / 20 RMCSQ (from 1892), lever escapement

Case No. 1 083

Diameter 58.5 mm.

Signature cuvette (dome; by the maker) and movement (by the manufacture)

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 160,000 - 200,000

CHF 20,000 - 25,000 / USD 20,150 - 25,200

Sold: HKD 190,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original