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New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 140

Minute Repeater Grand Prix Paris 1900 Longines, Swiss, No. 1693580. Made circa 1899. Very fine, 18K yellow gold, keyless minute-repeating pocket watch. Accompanied by the original wooden box.

C. Four-body, "bassine," polished, gold hinged cuvette engraved with medals awarded at different exhibitions and ?Grand Prix ? Paris - 1900.? D. White enamel with fancy Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions with 5-minute Arabic markers, subsidiary sunk seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands. M. Cal. 45 mm (20???), frosted gilt, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with blued steel Breguet balance spring. Repeating on gongs by activating slide in the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 54 mm. Thickness 16 mm.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

EUR 2,300 - 3,800 / CHF 3,400 - 5,700

Sold: USD 3,600

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original