Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 43

LOSADA & RIEGO MINUTE-REPEATING YELLOW GOLD Losada & Riego, Minute-Repeating, 284 Regent Street, London, No. 3566. The case with London hallmarks for 1850-51. Made for the Spanish market. Fine, and extremely rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold hunting cased pocket watch with minute repeater.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 20,000 - 36,000 / USD 2,500 - 4,500

Sold: CHF 5,375

Four-body, "bassine," by Alfred Stram (AS), covers, band and bezels entirely chased and engraved with floral and foliate decoration, front with engraved monogram . Hinged gold cuvette engraved: ''The Marquis de la Granja,de San Saturnino''. Silver with applied gold decoration, radial Roman numerals, outer minute track and outermost applied gold leaf and flower pattern, center with applied gold flower basket, subsidiary dials for the seconds . Blued steel fleur-de-lis hands. 17```, gilt brass, 15 jewels, ¾ plate, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


DIAM. 51 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.