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Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 191

Thomas Engel, No 25, made for Zenith No 5537691, circa 1984.Very fine and rare 18K gold, keyless, astronomical ?Chronomètre? pocket watch with phases of the moon, accompanied by a ?Bulletin de Marche? with ?especially good results?.

HKD 35,000 - 43,000

USD 4,500 - 5,500

Sold: HKD 43,700

C. Three-body, ?Empire?, screw-down back cover decorated with engine-turning in a spiral pattern, the border with Barley corn engine-turning, polished band and bezel, ball-type swiveling pendant also serving as a winding device. D. Silver, Roman chapters, outer minute dot divisions, engine-turned and whitened center, subsidiary seconds with an aperture for phases of the moon. Blued steel Breguet hands. M. 40 mmø, rhodiumed, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, mnometallic balance, self-compensating balance spring with outer terminal curve, "swan-neck" micrometric regulator,Signed on the dial, case and movement engraved Zenith.Diam. 50.6 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2 - 01