The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 174

The LyreGuex à Paris, circa 1810.Very fine 18 ct. gold and enamel, pearl-set form watch, designed as a Lyre.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

USD 3,500 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 9,200

C. Two-body, the back of the sound-chest in azure enamel with a quiver with arrows at the centre set with half pearls, white and yellow flowers, and gold foliage, the spring-loaded bezel and the horns set with half pearls, gold suspension chain. D. White enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with 15-minute Arabic numerals. Blued-steel Breguet hands. M. 19 mm o, hinged, gilt brass full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain three-arm brass balance, continenal cock pierced and engraved with six lilies, rack and pinion regulator with silver plate.Signed on the dial.Dim. 57 x 36 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 438-439.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 4 - 5 - 6*
Dial: 4 - 22 - 01