Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 119

Jacot-Houriet
Large pocket watch, Carillon minute-repeater, chronograph, triple date, moon phases; 18K yellow gold

HKD 56,000 - 74,000

CHF 6,500 - 8,500 / EUR 6,100 - 7,900 / USD 7,300 - 9,500

Sold: HKD 70,000

18K yellow gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, large pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and six horological complications:
· Minute-repeater with carillon on three steel gongs by three hammers (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 6 o’clock)
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the single olive-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 12 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)
· Day of the week (subsidiary dial at 9 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Month of the year (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock; indications given in English)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 6 o’clock)

Cover and case-back polished.

Movement 21’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with gold poising screws and hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator; repeater work; chronograph work on the top plate.


LOADING IMAGES
Click to full view Click to full view
Image Image

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-71-73-01

Good

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Hairlines

ENAMEL AND VARIOUS TYPES OF DECORATION Chipped under bezel,not visible when closed

HANDS Original

Brand Jules Jacot-Houriet, Le Locle

Year circa 1895-1900

Movement No. 3 365

Case No. 3 365

Material 18K yellow gold

Diameter 57.7 mm.

Caliber 21’’’, straight-line lever escapement

Weight 156.8 gr. (approx.)

Accessories copies of invention patents

Notes

Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 8 527, delivered on May 1st, 1894, to Jules Jacot-Houriet, Le Locle, for a “Platine pour montres répétitions avec ou sans complications” (Main-plate for repeater watches with or without complications), thus making it possible to build a movement with minute-repeater, five-minute- repeater or quarter- repeater.

Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 10 508, delivered on July 17, 1895, to Jules Jacot-Houriet, Le Locle, for a “Crémaillère à poussoir pour montres à répétition” (Push-piece rack for repeating watches).

Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 17 032, delivered on September 20, 1898, to Jules Jacot-Houriet, Le Locle, for a “Sonnerie à carillon pour montre à répétition” (Carillon striking for repeating watches).