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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 145

Swiss, Sterling Silver Travel ? Desk Watch, No. 59259. Made in the 1930s. Fine, rare and unusual, sterling silver Art Deco keyless travel - desk and dress watch in the shape of a book. To be sold without reserve

C. Four-body, rectangular with multi-color crackle enamel finish, hinged cover and inner case. D. Satine silver with painted Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute track. Blued steel epee hands. M. Cal. 10???, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel flat balance spring. Case signed LSZEHA and DRCM. Dim 37 mm x 42 mm.

USD 1,000 - 1,500

EUR 750 - 1,100 / CHF 1,100 - 1,700

Sold: USD 1,320

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-17-01


Slightly spotted

HANDS Original