Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 430

SWISS MINUTE REPEATER & CHRONOGRAPH Swiss, No. 2354. Made for the English market, circa 1900. Fine, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold, keyless pocket watch with chronograph and instantaneous 30-minute register.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,300 - 5,500 / EUR 2,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 4,000

C. Four-body, bassine, polished, co-axial button in the crown for the start/stop and return-to-zero functions of the chronograph. Hinged gold cuvette. D. White enamel with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track with Arabic numerals at 5 minute intervals and 1/5th of a seconds divisions, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register. Blued steel spade hands. M. Frosted gilt, three-quarter plate, jeweled to the third wheel, lateral lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with overcoil, index regulator, repeating on gongs activated by a slide on the band, chronograph work on the dial plate Case numbered. Diam. 53 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-24-01


Slightly chipped

HANDS Original