Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 47

Precision counter-clock, power reserve, stop-seconds, calibre 21.29; “Chronomètre”; mahogany and brass

EUR 1,400 - 2,700

USD 1,700 - 3,300 / HKD 13,000 - 24,900

Sold: EUR 1,820

Brass, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, precision counter-clock with screwed bezel, mounted on a stand in a mahogany two-body hinged rectangular-shaped box, with stop-seconds feature for exact setting (at 4 o’clock); silver colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
• 36-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 12 o’clock)

19’’’, gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chatons (setting), straightline lever escapement, compensated brass-Invar Guillaume balance and
blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Model “Chronomètre”

Year circa 1930-1940

Movement No. 2 844 709

Diameter 84.9 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 19’’’, 21.29, lever escapement

Dimensions 58 x 130 x 152 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of
temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU