Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021
Lémania Watch Co.
Oversized pocket watch, chronograph, split-seconds, minute counter, high frequency; chromium-plated metal
HKD 10,400 - 13,800
CHF 1,200 - 1,600 / EUR 1,150 - 1,500 / USD 1,350 - 1,800
Sold: HKD 15,000
Chromium-plated metal, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, oversized pocket watch, made for sports timing, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications:
· 1/10 second chronograph (activated by the winding-crown)
· Split-seconds (activated by the round push-piece located on the case-band at 11 o’clock)
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock)
Silver colour dial with suspended Arabic numerals.
Movement 24’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement, high frequency monometallic balance with gold poising screws and hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw; chronograph work and split-seconds work on the top plate.