Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po...

Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 197

The Gondoliers Reuge a Sainte Croix, No. 6514. Made in the 1980s. Fine, musical and automaton, goldplated, center-seconds, keyless pocket watch with alarm. Accompanied by a fitted box and key. To be sold without reserve

CHF 3,000 - 4,000

USD 3,000 - 4,000 / EUR 2,000 - 2,700

Sold: CHF 4,800

C. Three-body, bassine, polished bezel, reeded band, hinged back cover engraved with a musical trophy on a sunray background, alarm setting button at 11 o?clock. Solid cuvette with aperture for winding the music and button for activating the music. D. Small white with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute divisions. Gilt Breguet hands. Painted view of the Venitian lagoon with applied gilt metal automaton of a lady being serenaded in a gondola, the musician moving his arm, the gondolier rowing the gondola, a moving boat in the background, gilt metal flowers and foliage in the foreground. M. Matte gilt, 17 jewels, staright-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, flat balance spring, shock absorber, index regulator. Dial and cuvette signed. Diam. 57 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original