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Important Wristwatches, Watches & Clocks

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, October 17, 1992

LOT 42

(Louis Linzaghi, La Chaux-de-Fonds), Brevet No. 33368, Swiss, circa 1905.

Unusual nickel plated keyless watch, with patented 5 minute tourbillon regulator. Three body, plain bassine et filets, carrure ronde, case. Nickel plated cuvette. Small white enamel dial with Roman numerals. Set with the train of wheels on a revolving plate beneath the dial, the straight line lever escapement with cut bimetallic balance and Breguet balance spring, is turning around the dial in 5 minutes. Nickel plated inverted movement. Diam. 55 mm.

CHF 3,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 5,060


An identical watch is described and illustrated in R. Meis: Das Tourbillon, page 311.