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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 52

JULES HUGEUNIN DROZ. HUNTING CASE INDEPENDENT & JUMPING SECOND POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Hugeunin Droz., Locle, Made circa 1865. Fine, 18K yellow gold hunting-cased, key-wound, doubletrain, pocket watch with independent seconds and subsidiary jumping quarter-seconds dial

Four-body, bassine et filets, engine-turned covers and band, faux winding crown for releasing the front cover, button for the center-seconds and 1/4 seconds. Gold hinged cuvette with engine-turned border. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, outermost 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary quarterseconds dial at 6. Blued steel Breguet hands. 45 mm.(20'''), nickel, fausses cotes decoration, 25 jewels, double train with two barrels, straight-line counterpoised lever escapement, cut-bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel flat balance spring, index regulator. Movement signed, numbered 1015499 on the case.

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

HKD 8,000 - 16,000 / USD 1,000 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 2,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 6-8*

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 55 mm. THICKNESS 16 mm.