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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, November 14, 1993

LOT 93

Ferdinand Berthoud No. 448, circa 1762. Very rare and fine 18 ct. gold centre-seconds stop-watch.

C. Double body, Louis XV, polished. D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Gold Louis XV hands and counterpoised centre-seconds. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with conical pillars, fusee with chain, cylinder escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece. The balance can be stopped at will by means of a small slide on the border of the dial. Signed on the dial and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 48 mm.

C. Double body, Louis XV, polished.
D. White enamel with Roman numerals and outer Arabic minute ring. Gold Louis XV hands and counterpoised centre-seconds.
M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with conical pillars, fusee with chain, cylinder escapement, plain brass three-arm balance, flat balance spring, gilt brass continental cock with polished steel end-piece. The balance can be stopped at will by means of a small slide on the border of the dial. Signed on the dial and back plate. In very good condition. Diam. 48 mm.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

Sold: CHF 13,800