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Geneva, Jan 03, 2022

LOT 180

Le Roy & Fils
Large pocket watch, quarter-repeater; 18K yellow gold and enamel

CHF 1,500 - 3,000

EUR 1,450 - 2,900 / USD 1,640 - 3,280 / HKD 12,800 - 25,600

Sold: CHF 2,125

18K yellow gold and enamel, open-face, key-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with one horological complication:
· Quarter-repeater by two hammers on two steel gongs (activated by depressing the pendant); safety bolt locking the repeater’s functions (slide located on the case-band at 1 o’clock)

Case-back guilloché (engine-turned), with, a later enamel decoration showing a couple of Lovers in the Rococo-style; guilloché (engine-turned) case-band; gilded metal cuvette (dome).

Silver guilloché (engine-turned) dial, with radial Roman numerals; blued steel “Breguet” hands.

Movement 22’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, cylinder escapement, monometallic balance (gilded brass) and blued steel flat hairspring, polished steel index-regulator; repeater work on the main plate, under the dial.

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-31-01



HANDS Original

Brand Le Roy & Fils, Paris (13-15, Palais-Royal)

Model made in the Neuchâtel mountains

Year circa 1820

Movement No. 27 277

Case No. 6 911 (by “A P & F”, Neuchâtel mountains)

Material 18K yellow gold and enamel

Diameter 54 mm.

Caliber 22’’’, cylinder escapement

Weight 98.2 gr. (approx.)

Signature cuvette (dome)


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

Important notice – Special conditions Please look carefully at all the photos as they are an integral part of the description. Any defect not mentioned in the descriptions but visible on the photos will be considered as described and cannot lead to any claim. The dimensions are given as an indication and may slightly differ from the measures mentioned by the manufacturers especially for contemporary watches. The photos are not retouched. Colors may differ from reality. For timepieces, we guarantee neither the functioning nor the precision of the movement, nor the water-resistance of the case. In addition, please note that movements, parts of mechanisms or cases may be incomplete. The lots are sold “as is”, described to the best of our knowledge and cannot be returned. Once the online bid is placed by the bidder, it cannot be cancelled.