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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 139

Split-Seconds Chronograph C. H. Meylan, Brassus, Swiss, No. 6799, case No. 50139. Made in the 1890s. Very fine and rare, keyless, 18K yellow gold pocket watch with split-seconds chronograph.

C. Four-body, "bassine et filets,? solid, polished, hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with printed Breguet numerals, outer minute and chronograph divisions with 5-minute red Arabic markers, sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel double spade hands. M. Cal. 18''', bridge caliber, maillechort, fausses cotes decoration, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial and movement signed, case numbered. Diam. 47 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

EUR 1,100 - 1,900 / CHF 1,700 - 2,800

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-23-01



HANDS Original