The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 328

The Revolutionary WatchUnsigned, Swiss, casemaker F.P No. 1447, circa 1795.Fine and rare silver watch with decimal Revolutionary dial and traditional duo-decimal dial.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 11,500

C. Two-body, polished. D. White enamel, inner ring with vertical Roman chapters from I to X for the revolutionary hours, on the outer, Arabic numerals from 1 to 12 repeated twice, next Arabic numerals from 1 to 100 for the Revolutionary minutes, and at the edge Arabic numerals for the traditional 60 minutes. M. 45 mm o, hinged, gilt brass full plate, cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain for the going train, verge escapement, plain brass balance, continental cock pierced and engraved, rack and piion regulator with silver plate.Diam. 56.5 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 178-179.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3 - 15
Movement: 3 - 5 - 6*
Dial: 3 - 13 - 01