Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
Geneva, March 11, 2012
STRAIGHT-LINE LEVER ESCAPEMENT WORKING MODEL Designed in Germany, Demonstrative Escapement Swiss Lever, No. 035. Made in the 20th century. Fine, working model of a Swiss straight-line lever escapement, resin base and glass shade.
C. Polished turned mahogany base with winder, toupie feet, glass shade. M. Circular gilt brass base plate with fausses cotes decoration, going barrel housed in the base, jeweled straightline lever with jeweled pallets, monometallic balance wheel with gilt temperature adjustment screws, blued steel fl at balance spring, foliate engraved bridges secured by blued steel screws. Dim. 21 x 15 cm. In very good condition.D. Polished turned mahogany base with winder, toupie feet, glass shade.