Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 38

STRAIGHT-LINE LEVER ESCAPEMENT WORKING MODEL WITH HELICAL BALANCE SPRING Designed in Germany, ?Demonstrative Escapement ? Helical Hairspring?, No. 109. Made in the 20th century. Fine, working model of a straight-line lever escapement with helical balance spring, resin base and glass shade.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

USD 2,700 - 5,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,700

Sold: CHF 5,000

C. Polished black resin base with winder, toupie feet, glass shade. M. Circular rhodium plated base plate with fausses cotes decoration, going barrel housed in the base, straight-line lever with jewelled pallets, monometallic balance wheel with gilt temperature adjustment screws, blued steel helical balance spring, foliate engraved bridges secured by blued steel screws. Dim. 21 x 15 cm. In very good condition.

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