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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 425

AUDEMARS FRÈRES MINUTE REPEATING & CHRONOGRAPH Audemars Frères, Geneva, No. 292404. Made circa 1910. Fine, 18K pink gold, hunting-cased, keyless, minute-repeating pocket watch with chronograph.

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, button at 2 for the start/stop and return-to-zero of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with Prize Medals, glazed gold-rimmed cover over the movement. D. White enamel with Arabic numerals, outer minute track, outermost fi fths of a second divisions, subsidiary seconds. Gold Louis XV hands. M. 47 mm, frosted gilt, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a push-button on the band, centrifugal governor. Dial, case and cuvette signed. Diam. 57 mm.

CHF 3,500 - 5,500

USD 3,800 - 6,000 / EUR 3,000 - 4,500

Sold: CHF 6,875


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original