The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 141

Jean Paris A Paris, circa 1660.Very fine and unusual 20 ct. gold, pair-cased, filigree, diamond-set pre-balance spring, single-hand watch.

CHF 30,000 - 40,000

USD 18,000 - 24,000

Sold: CHF 33,350

C. Outer: two-body, the back decorated in a delicate design of flowers with raised gold heads, foliage and scrolls. Inner: two-body, 'bassine', polished, curved-in edge, diamond-set bezel split at the square hinge for glass retention, short pendant, loose ring. D. White enamel, Roman chapters with half-hour markers, inner quarter-hour ring. Blued-steel hand. M. 28.2 mm o, hinged, gilt brass full plate, vase baluster pillars, fusee and gut-line, short four-wheel train, verge escapement, two-arm seel balance without spring, elongated gilded cock pierced and engraved with symmetrical foliage, worm and wheel set-up.Signed on the back plate.Diam. 40 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, page 82-83.

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Grading System
Case: 3 - 6
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01