Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jul 23, 2020

LOT 19

Heavy pocket watch, minute-repeater, special fitted box; 18K pink gold

18K pink gold, hunting-case, keyless-winding, round-shaped, heavy pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 and one horological complication:
• Minute-repeater on two steel gongs by two hammers (activated by the slide at 6 o’clock)
White enamel dial with suspended “Breguet” numerals.
Cover and case-back polished.
18’’’ 1⁄2, gilded brass, going barrel, gold screwed-chaton (setting) on the central wheel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator; repeater work with silent centrifugal governor.

Brand Longines, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Year circa 1907

Case No. 1 753 633

Caliber 19’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions Ø 54.4 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box (mahogany; allowing, when this one is closed, to make the watch striking); Extract from the Archives

HKD 82,000 - 98,000

CHF 10,000 - 12,000 / USD 10,600 - 12,700

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


The Extract from the Archives, dated February 18, 2020, mentioned that this watch was
invoiced on January 11, 1908, to the Longines agent, Maison Blum & Ostersetzer, Italy.