Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 298

ETERNA SILVER LIGHTER WATCH FOR GÜBELIN Eterna Watch Co., Swiss, No. 8404, retailed by E. Gübelin, Lucerne. Made circa 1925. Fine and rare, silver cigarette lighter fitted with a watch. To be sold without reserve

CHF 1,000 - 2,000

USD 1,100 - 2,200 / EUR 800 - 1,700

Sold: CHF 625

C. Cigarette lighter, engine-turned and polished, rectangular with curved sides, base with cap for the fuel and recessed winding crown, wick and fl int enclosed by a hinged cover. D. Matte silver with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute track. Luminous blued steel skeleton hands. M. 9 ½???, rhodium plated, 15 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, self-compensating blued steel fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dial signed by the retailer, case and movement signed. Dim. 47 x 39 x 13 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-17-01


Slightly spotted

HANDS Original