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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 61

JULES JURGENSEN MINUTE REPEATING AND SPLIT-SECOND CHRONOGRAPH POCKET WATCH YELLOW GOLD Jules Jurgsensen, Copenhagen, made in Switzerland, No. 15257. Made in 1889. Very fine, rare and small minute-repeating 18K yellow gold hunting-cased keyless pocket watch with split- second chronograph. Accompanied by a copy of the Jules Jurgensen archive confirming the sale to Tiffany & Co. in the amount of CHF 1246.70

Four-body, "bassine et filets", inner back cover with dedication inscription. Glazed cover for the movement. White enamel, radial Roman numerals, red outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel breguet hands. 16''', rhodium plated, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 40,000 - 56,000 / USD 5,200 - 7,300

Sold: CHF 12,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Case, dial and movement signed. DIAM. 48 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm. A similar watch is illustrated in The Jurgensen Dynasty by John Knudsen, p. 280.