The Sandberg Watch Collection

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 368

Unsigned, Geneva, circa 1830.Fine and rare 18 ct. gold and enamel, navette-shaped pendant watch with visible balance and small seconds.

CHF 8,000 - 10,000

USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 8,625

C. Two-body, the back cover flinqué engraved with azure enamel, within a geometrical frame of black and white champlevé enamel, the band engraved and decorated with an azure enamel rope twist against a black enamel background, gold, screwed cuvette. D. Navette-shaped, translucent blue enamel, below the white enamel dial with Breguet numerals and outer minute divisions, in the centre the aperture for the balance oscillating against a polished blued-steel plate, above the white enamel sunk subsidary seconds dial. Blued-steel hands. M. 15 x 28 mm, ogival, full plate brass, fixed barrel, cylinder escapement, plain silver four-arm balance set with rose-cut diamonds, visible through the dial.Pendant stamped with later French import stamps.Dim. Length 42 mm. Published in the Sandberg book, pages 470-471.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 18 - 01