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Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po...

Geneva, November 14, 2009

LOT 201

Chronograph Marius Favre & Co., Genève, No. 2445. Made circa 1900. Fine, 18K pink gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

C. Four body massive, bassine, polished. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel dial with large Arabic numerals, outer minute track and fifth of a second chronograph divisions, outermost Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary seconds and instantaneous 30-minute register. Gold poire hands. M. 19"' movement, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, wolf’s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold timing screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator, chronograph with visible work. Dial, cuvette and movement signed. Diam.: 53 mm.

C. Four body massive, bassine, polished. Hinged gold cuvette.
D. White enamel dial with large Arabic numerals, outer minute track and fifth of a second chronograph divisions, outermost Arabic five-second numerals, subsidiary seconds and instantaneous 30-minute register. Gold poire hands.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,000 - 5,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,400

Sold: CHF 3,360


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-19

Good

Dent(s)

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-23-01

Good

Later

HANDS Original

Notes

Marius Favre Maker of high precision watches and an important regleur of chronometers. Worked in Geneva at 7, Rue du Stand. His watches and watches that were regulated by him won many prizes in Geneva Observatory trials. The company became Marius Favre & Co. in 1897