Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 106

MINUTE-REPEATING & CHRONOGRAPH Attributed to Le Phare (C. Barbezat-Baillot, Locle), Répétition à Minutes Chronomètre Integral Chronographe, No. 11538. Made circa 1910. Fine, large, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating, 18K gold pocket watch with chronograph.

CHF 3,800 - 4,800

USD 4,000 - 5,200 / EUR 3,000 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 5,000

C. Four-body, ?bassine?, polished, the front cover with engraved foliate monogram, the interior with further engraved monogram. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with prize medals and technical details. D. White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track and outermost fi fths of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Gilt spade hands. M. Cal. 21???, frosted gilt, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, centrifugal governor, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button in the band. Case numbered. Diam. 58 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original