Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 366

J. ULLMANN & CO., HONG KONG, SHANGHAI & TIENTSIN J. Ullmann & Co., Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland, locations in Hong Kong, Shanghai & Tientsin, Wladivostock. No.1008, movement No. 17747. Made circa 1890. Fine, 18k yellow gold, pearl-set and enamel, keyless hunting cased minute-repeating pocket watch with chronograph. To be sold without reserve

HKD 20,000 - 30,000

USD 2,500 - 4,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,000

Sold: HKD 175,000

C. Four-body, polished, hinged, decorated covers, one with an enamel portrait, the other signed and numbered with seals, engraved band, the front and rear bezels set with pearls, snap on transparent inner cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with 1/5th second intervals, fi ve-minute Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds. Gilt diamond set Louis XV hands. M. Gilt bar jeweled to the center with two screwed chatons, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet overcoil hairspring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by button at 7. Dial and cuvette signed. Diam. 55 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8-29


Slightly scratched

Lacking elements

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original