The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 282

Voumard, Locle, Geneva hallmark, circa 1840.Very fine 18 ct. gold and enamel two-train, quarter repeating, hour-striking musical watch with centre seconds and special escapement, made for the Chinese market.

CHF 14,000 - 18,000

USD 8,500 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 40,250

C. Four-body, 'Empire', spring-loaded back cover very finely painted with a pair of doves in a nest of roses, tulips, forget-me-nots, pansies and marigolds, against a pale green enamel ground, the band in pale green champelvé enamel with gold foliage and red and black circles, the bezels, pendant and bow set with half pearls, spring-loaded glazed cuvette. D. White enamel, Roman chapters, outer minutes and fifth second divisions. Gilt 'spoon' hands. M. 51.9 mm o, gilt brass, bridge calibre, fullyengraved, going barrel, ruby duplex escapement, three-arm steel balance, blued-steel balance spring, double pin revolving plate playing with 25 tuned teeth in a fan-shape, playing on the hour and on demand, quarter-repeating on gongs by a pull-and-twist piston in the pendant.Signed on the movement.Diam. 62 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 294-295.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3 - 18
Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01