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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

LOT 11

JULIEN LEROY, QUARTER REPEATER, MADE FOR THE TURKISH MARKET, GOLD, PEARLS AND ENAMEL

Fine, pocket watch with quarter-repeater, made for the Turkish market; 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls.

Brand Julien Le Roy, Paris (apocryphal signature, probably made in Geneva)

Year Circa 1800-1820

Material 18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls

Caliber 17’’’, full plate, gilded brass, with fusee and chain, verge escapement, monometallic balance (polished brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, pierced and engraved gilded continental cock

Dimensions Ø 57.6 mm

Signature Movement and Dust-cap

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 48,000 - 64,000 / USD 6,000 - 8,000

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 12,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

18K yellow gold, enamel and pearls, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, made for the Turkish market, with one horological complication:
• Quarter-repeater on one bell (activated by depressing the pendant) Case-back painted on enamel on gold with a vase of flowers with pearl-set.