Important Watches, Wristwatches and c...

Geneva, Apr 20, 1996

LOT 381

Examined by Dent, Watchmaker to the Queen, 33 Cockspur Street, London, Swiss, circa 1890. Fine 18 ct. pink gold, keyless minute repeating watch.

CHF 2,200 - 2,500

Sold: CHF 3,105

C. Three body, massive, "bassine et filets", polished, the back engraved with the monogram "M.E.". Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with Roman numerals, outer Arabic minute ring and sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued steel "spade" hands. M. 18"', frosted and gilt, half-plate, 29 jewels, counterpoised straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs with slide in the band. Signed on the cuvette. In very good condition. Diam. 51 mm.

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