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Basel April 21, 1990, Apr 21, 1990

LOT 401

Constantaras Freres, Constantinople. Joaillers en Chef de S.M.I. le Sultan, Swiss, for the Islamic Market, circa 1900. Fine 18K gold, diamond-set hunting cased keyless minute repeating watch with chronograph.

CHF 12,000 - 15,000

Four body massive "demi bassine" satine case, the cover with an applied diamond set rose and laurel garland decoration. Gold cuvette. White enamel three piece dial with Arabic numerals, outer arabic minute and chronograph rings and subsidiary seconds. Blued steel " spade" hands. Nickel plated 18" movement, "a vague" decoration, 29 jewels, straight line lever escapement , cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by means of a slide on the hank. The chronograph with a visible work, the push piece on the band. signed on the cuvette. In very good condition. Diam. 51 mm.

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