The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 23

George Graham, London, No. 416, casemaker William Sherwood, hallmarked 1716.Very fine and rare 22 ct. pair-cased quarter repeating watch.

CHF 12,000 - 16,000

USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: CHF 14,375

C. Outer: two-body, square hinge, back with inhabited foliage centred by a monogram, mask and exotic birds, band with four engraved cartouches with four scenes, separated by pierced and engraved masks with dragons. Inner: two-body, band entirely pierced and engraved with exotic birds, dragon heads, mask, all intertwined with foliage, with polished back, gilded dust cap. D. Gold, champlevé, Roman chapters, outer minute ring archedevery five minutes in the Dutch manner with five-minute Arabic numerals. Gold 'beetle and poker' hands.M. 35.3 mm o, hinged gilt brass full plate with round baluster pillars, fusee and chain, verge escapement, plain steel three-arm balance, single-footed cock, pierced and engraved with asymmetrical foliage and a child's head at the base, diamond endstone. Stogden type repeating system, repeating on bell by depressing the pendant.Signed on the movement and dust cap.Diam. 51 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, page 130-131.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 4 - 10 - 15
Movement: 3 - 5 - 6*
Dial: 3 - 29 - 04


One of the earliest surviving quarter repeaters by George Graham.