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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 16, 2019

LOT 14

LE ROY & FILS, CHÂTELAINE, YELLOW GOLD, ENAMEL AND DIAMONDS

Extremely rare and fine, open-face, round-shaped, key-winding pendant watch with its châtelaine, in 18k yellow gold, enamel, silver and diamonds.

Extrêmement rare et belle montre de poche à remontage par clef, avec sa châtelaine en or jaune 18k (750), émail, argent et diamants.

Brand Le Roy & Fils

Year Circa 1854

Calibre  12”, gilded brass, with going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring. n°34 769

Case No. 7755

Dimensions 30.2 mm

Signature Cuvette

Accessories Matching châtelaine, breloques (including key-winding) and certificate

EUR 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 50,000 - 70,000 / USD 7,000 - 9,000 / EUR 6,000 - 8,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The Leroy Certificate, dated June 4, 2019, mentioned that this watch was sold on October 6, 1854, to Monsieur Bapst fils (probably the Parisian goldsmith), for 400 Francs. Le certificat Leroy, datant du 4 juin 2019 mentionne que cette montre a été vendue le 6 octobre 1854 à Monsieur Bapst fils (probablement l’orfèvre parisien) pour la somme de 400 Francs.